Divers recovered the body of a man from Laiska Canal in Bijoynagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Friday midnight, raising the death toll from a trawler capsize in the canal to 21.
Fire services sources said they managed to recover the body around 12am.
On Friday evening , over 20 people drowned and many more went missing as a trawler sank after being hit by another sand-laden one in the Laiska Canal.
Although the identities of the deceased could not be known yet, sources said most of the victims were women and children.
Officer-in-charge of Brahmanbaria Sadar Model Police Station Md Imranul Islam told UNB that fire service drivers have been working relentlessly to trace out the missing passengers.
A witness, identifying himself as Rizvi, said the trawler was carrying nearly 100 passengers.
Bangladesh, a delta nation crisscrossed by more than 230 rivers, sees such tragic incidents regularly.