Trawler Capsize: 1 more body recovered | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, August 07, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:53 AM, August 07, 2020

Trawler Capsize: 1 more body recovered

The body of one more missing victim of trawler capsize was recovered from Gobindasree haor in Madan upazila of Netrakona yesterday, rising the death toll to 18, said Sub-Inspector of Madan Police Station Md Nurul Amin.

The victim was identified as Hafez Md Rakibul Islam, 25, of Konapara village in Mymensingh Sadar upazila.

Earlier on Wednesday, the divers of Fire Brigade and Civil Defense and police recovered the bodies of 17 people, including five children, from the haor. They died in the trawler capsize.

Forty-eight people, most of them teachers and students of a madrasa, were on the trawler and enjoying a post-Eid get together programme. They hail from Mymensingh Sadar upazila.

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