Fire-fighters recover body of missing HSTU student

Published: June 19, 2019 12:08:45 | Updated: June 20, 2019 13:35:46

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The body of a student of HSTU, who drowned in Atrai River at Mohonpur in Dinajpur Sadar upazila, was recovered from the river on Wednesday morning.

Tashfiq Ahmed, a 3rd year student of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University (HSTU), went to the river for taking bath with eight others student of the university on Tuesday.

Witnesses said the student went missing around 4:00 pm, reports UNB.

On information, divers from Rangpur fire Service and Civil Defence went to the spot and conducted a rescue operation till 11:50 pm but failed to trace him.

On Wednesday, the divers started rescue operation around 8:00 am and recovered the body of Tashfiq, said Redwanur Rahim, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.

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