Death toll from Netrakona boat capsize rises to 18
Published : Thursday, 6 August, 2020 at 11:18 AM Count : 236
The death toll from Wednesday's trawler capsize in a haor under Madan upazila of Netrakona district rose to 18 with the recovery of one more body.
Local people found the floating body of Rakib Uddin, 20, in the haor at 9:45am on Thursday and recovered it.
UNO Bulbul Ahmed Talukder confirmed the matter.
A trawler carrying 48 teachers and students of a madrasa from Char Shirta union in Sadar upazila of Mymensingh sank in the haor around 2pm, leaving 17 dead.