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Padma speedboat capsize:3 bodies recovered

Published on: 7:01 pm - Monday | November 12, 2018

Bodies of three missing passengers of a speedboat, which capsized in the River Padma in Madaripur on Sunday, were recovered on Monday.

The bodies were recovered from different places in the river in Shibchar at about 11am.

The deceased were identified as Merajul Islam Raju, 25, and his wife Sadia Akhter Lima, 18, hailed from Muksudpur in Gopalganj, and Fatema Akhter, 8, daughter of Rubel Gazi of Baufal in Patuakhali.

Shibchar police OC Zakir Hossain Molla said the speedboat with 24 passengers on board heading for Kanthalbari from Shimulia on Sunday afternoon.

It sank in the river after being hit by a dump ferry.

Army members of a patrol boat rescued all, but, three passengers.