Bodies of two children and six women, who had died in the trawler capsize in Panchagarh’s Karatoya river, were recovered from rivers in Dinajpur today.
According to police, the bodies came floating in the rivers, under the district’s Khansama and Birganj upazila.
Chitta Ranjan Ray, Officer In-charge (OC) of Khansama Police Station, said that they recovered bodies of one child and four women from the Atrai river till 4:00pm.
“Of the bodies, four have been returned to their families,” Chitta Ranjan said.
Subrata Kumar Sarkar, OC of Birganj Police Station, said that they recovered bodies of one child and two women from Atrai and Dhepa rivers during the same period.
“Families have identified the bodies to be of those who had died in the trawler capsize in Panchagarh’s Boda area. After identification, we handed over the bodies to their families following proper legal process,” said Shah Iftekhar Ahmed, Superintendent of Police (SP) of Dinajpur district.