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12:00 AM, July 09, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 09, 2020

Boat capsize: Two bodies recovered

Two others still missing

Bodies of two people out of four, who went missing following a boat capsize in the Padma river in Kumarkhali upazila on Tuesday, were recovered yesterday.

Divers found the bodies of Shariful Islam, son of Jalil Mistri, and Jubayer, son of Ranjit Ali, of Jamalpur village, in Bheramara upazila, floating in Ghoshpur area, about two kilometers from the incident spot around 3:00pm yesterday.

Meanwhile, two passengers of the sunken boat-- Jewel Hossain, 30, son of Haran Sheikh, and Zakir, 25, son of Naju, of the same area -- still remain missing till filing of this report yesterday evening.

Deputy Assistant Director of Pabna Fire Station Saifuzzaman said divers were continuing the search operation to trace the missing two.

A small boat carrying nine passenger from Bheramara upazila capsized in the river while they were going to Ghoshpur in Kumarkhali upazila on Tuesday.

Although, others managed to swim ashore, the four went missing, Officer in Charge (OC) of Kumarkhali Police Station Mojibur Rahman said.

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