Narayanganj trawler capsize death toll now 11
Three more bodies were recovered today, raising the death toll to 11 in the trawler capsize in the Buriganga river flowing through Narayanganj.
The deceased were identified as Rasel, 20, Alamgir Hossain, 30, of Shahidnagar area of Lalbagh in Dhaka and Jamila Khatun, 65, reports our Narayanganj correspondent.
Diving teams of firefighters recovered the body of Jamila in the morning while the bodies of Rasel and Alamgir were recovered later in the day.
This recovery takes the death toll in the tragic trawler capsize to 11, Md Momtaz Uddin, deputy director of Narayanganj Civil Fire Service and Civil Defence.
Two more is still missing, he added.
At least eight people drowned and 20 others were injured as a trawler carrying around 70 to 80 passengers sank in the Buriganga River in Fatullah upazila yesterday.