Alexa Boat capsizes at Sadarghat: two minors’ body recovered

Dhaka, Thursday   18 July 2019

Boat capsizes at Sadarghat: two minors’ body recovered

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:21 PM, 21 June 2019   Updated: 01:19 PM, 21 June 2019

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The dead body of missing two children Meshkar (12) and Nusrat (5) were recovered as the boat capsized in the capital’s Sadarghat area. 

The boat was capsized on Friday after losing control due to waves when it was crossing the river from Waizghat around 6:30 am. 

It is known that three of the five passengers were immediately rescued after the drowning. Two siblings were missing. Fire Service, Naval Police and Bangladesh Coast Guard recovered their body by 12pm.

Rescuers are — Babul Faraji, 42, Shamim Mridha, 30, and a six-month-old child. 

Sadarghat Naval Police Station OC Abdur Razzak confirmed the matter to Daily Bangladesh. 

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