Published:  12:06 AM, 13 September 2017

2 more bodies recovered from Khwai river

Two more bodies of ill-fated people, who went missing on Thursday after a boat capsized in the Khwai River, were recovered from Baniachong upazila of the district on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Alima Begum, 32, and Anamika, 7. Anamika was an inhabitant at Barokandi village under Habiganj Sadar upazila. The death toll rose to six. Five people are still missing.

Officer-in-Charge of Habiganj Sadar Thana Easinul Haque said on information they recovered their floating bodies and sent those to Habiganj Sadar Adhunik Hospital.

Earlier, a trawler capsized at Lambabagh point in Khwai River Thursday evening due to strong current when it was going to Shujatpur of Sadar upazila from Chowdhury Bazar with 100 people.

-AA Correspondent, Habiganj

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