Boat capsize in the Padma: Three bodies recovered

Boat capsize in the Padma: Three bodies recovered

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Dhaka – Police on Saturday morning recovered the bodies of two women and one minor boy, who went missing after a trawler  (engine boat) capsized in the Padma River near Harinbaria Bazar in Kalukhali upazila of Rajbari distric on Friday.The deceased were identified as Farida Begum,40, Halimon,50, and four-year-old Raju.
Officer-in-charge of Kalukhali Police Station Nure Alam Fakir said the Sadarchar-bound trawler from Harinbaria Bazar carrying 20-22 people sank under a bridge nearby around 6pm on Friday.
Five people went missing while others managed to swim ashore.
Police with the help of divers and local people recovered the bodies of Farida Begum, Halimon and Raju from the river at about 7:00am. – UNB

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