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Noakhali Boat Capsize

Missing fisherman found dead

    12th June, 2017 10:23:56 printer

Noakhali: Body of a fisherman, who went missing as a fishing boat capsized in the Meghna River amid a storm on Sunday, was recovered on Monday, reports UNB.


The deceased was identified as Enayet, 18.


Boat owner Wahab Member, said the body of Enayet was found inside the sunken boat around 10:30am.


Earlier, 15 fishermen went to the sea on Saturday from Kadirakhal area of Hatia upazila for fishing. On the following day, six fishermen went missing as the boat capsized in the river amid a storm while they were returning home.


Of them, nine managed to swim to another fishing boat while six others went missing.


Later, five fishermen -- Harun, 24; Rubel, 21; Sufian, 23; Zahir, 25 and Alamgir 26 of Jahajmara union under the upazila -- were rescued from different areas around 12:30am on Monday.