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Noakhali boat capsize: 2 more bodies recovered
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Noakhali boat capsize: 2 more bodies recovered
Desk : The bodies of two more girls, who went missing when an engine-run boat on a pleasure trip capsized in a river in Companiganj upazila on Wednesday, were recovered on Friday, reports the UNB.
 
The victims were identified as Rabita, a class VI student of Syed Azgar Ali Dakhil Madrasah and daughter of Anwar Hossain, and Fatema Akter, a class VIII student of the same institution and daughter of Abul Kalam of Charfakira area of the upazila.
 
Fire service divers retrieved the bodies four kilometres away from where the boat sank near the bank of the river in the morning, said Chand Mia, station leader of Companiganj Fire Service and Civil Defence.
 
Earlier, the engine-run boat on a pleasure trip with 40 people on board capsized in the Choto Feni River at Musapur Closure Ghat on Wednesday afternoon after being hit by strong currents, leaving three people missing.
 
Locals recovered the body of Kamrunnesa Pinky,18, wife of Zahid of Bijoynagar village.
 
The bodies of Rabita and Fatema were handed over to their families.

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