Six bodies recovered from Kirtankhola

Published: March 09, 2018 18:52:35 | Updated: March 10, 2018 09:56:27


Naval police recovered six bodies from the Kirtankhola in Barisal two days after a trawler capsized in the river.

Barisal naval police OC Belal Hossain said the bodies came to the surface of water at Charmonai in Barisal Sadar Upazila around 1pm on Friday.

The deceased are a child and five adult males. Police could not immediately identify them.

Police earlier said a trawler packed with Muslim devotees headed for a religious gathering in Charmonai capsized around 12pm on Wednesday.

According to bdnews24.com, Baunia Police Station Sub-Inspector Selim Reza said at the time that they heard one person went missing when the trawler sank.

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