Boat capsize death toll rises to 5
Two more bodies were recovered from Chalanbeel yesterday after a tourist boat carrying 22 visitors capsized in the water body under Chatmohar upazila on Friday.
Seventeen visitors managed to swim ashore when the boat sank.
With this, the death toll rose to five, said police.
The deceased were Billal Hossain Goni, scientific officer of regional agriculture research institute in Ishwardi upazila, his wife Momtaz Parvin Sheuly, trader Rafikul Islam Swapan, his daughter Sadia Khatun, and Shahnaz Parvin Parul, a housewife.
Of them, Sheuly, Sadia and Parul were found dead in the beel On Saturday.