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Missing siblings found dead in Buriganga

Rtv online report
|  21 Jun 2019, 00:00 | Update : 21 Jun 2019, 17:16
Divers have recovered the body of two siblings who went missing following a boat capsize in Buriganga river at Sadarghat area in the capital. Fire Service said, bodies of two children named Meshkat and Nusrat were recovered after six hours of efforts.

At first body of Meshkat was recovered at around 11: 45 am. About ten minutes later dead body of Nusrat was recovered.

Spokesman for Coast Guard Miraz Ahmed confirmed the matter to the newsmen.

Earlier, at around 7 am the boat capsized in Buriganga river. Then Fire Service, River Police and Coast Guard began their rescue activities.

Earlier, Fire Service said, the boat capsized due to the waves on the river created by a launch. There were five people on board in the boat. Three managed to save their lives by swimming towards the land. But the two children were missing.


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