Two siblings body recovered of Barisal trawler capsize

Two siblings body recovered of Barisal trawler capsize

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The bodies of two siblings, who went missing following a trawler capsize in the Meghna River at Moulvir Hat in Hizla upazila on Thursday night, were recovered on Friday morning.The deceased were identified as Sumaiya, 12, and Rajin, 13, children of Liton Sarder, a resident of Khagerchar area of the upazila.
Locals said the trawler carrying nine members of a family capsized in the river after being hit by another trawler around 9pm on Thursday night.
All but the two siblings managed to swim ashore.
After a frantic search, police recovered the body of Sumaiya around 11.15 am from near the accident spot. Later, the body of Rajin was retrieved around 12 pm, said Md Masuduzzaman, officer-in-charge of Hijla Police Station.

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