Buriganga trawler capsize leaves two youths dead

Published: April 01, 2019 11:05:28 | Updated: April 01, 2019 12:36:10

Two young men died as a trawler capsized in Buriganga river near Keraniganj on Sunday night.

The deceased were identified as Sabbir Hossain, 18, son of Shahidul Islam and Tuhin, 20, son of Afzal Hossain, both hailing from Shariatpur, used to live in Dakhshin Rasulpur area, according to a UNB report.

Shaker Mohammad Jubayer, officer-in-charge of Dakhshin Keraniganj Model Police Station, said the youths went missing as the boat carrying them sank in the river amid storm while they were crossing it at around 7:00 pm.

Later, the bodies were retrieved from the river at around 8:30pm.

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