Chapainawabganj boat capsize: 4 bodies recovered

New Age Online

Local people recovered four bodies this morning after a boat capsized in the river of Padma at Monohorpur village of Chapainawabganj.
The deceased were identified as Jonab Ali, 55, son of Eshak Ali of Monohorpur, Tazrin Khatoon, 17, daughter of Azizul Haque of Bheshapara village, Sumi Akhter, an SSC examinee and daughter of Arshad Ali of Raninagar village, and Rishad, 9, son of Nasir Uddin of Monkosha village of the same upazila, reports United News of Bangladesh.
Earlier on Monday afternoon, a boat carrying 15-16 people and 7-8 cattle heads from Gaipara village to Monohorpur capsized in the middle of the river due to an impact of a stormy wind at that time.
Although some of the people on board managed to swim ashore, several of them had been missing, said Durlabhpur UP chairman, Abu Ahmed Nazmul Kabir Mukta.
One of the cattle heads also drowned, he said.

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