3 more bodies recovered in Barisal launch capsize, death toll rises to 26


Barisal, September 23: Three more bodies have been recovered in the incident of launch capsize at the district’s Banaripara, raising the death toll to 26.

 The three bodies were identified as Oporna, Momota and Jidan, confirmed Banaripara Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Ziaul Ahsan.

 A 19-year-old youth, Rajus, is still missing in the incident.

 Raju along with his elder brother Mainul Islam Rajib were on board which capsized on Wednesday noon. Later, Rajib`s body was recovered, said Sayedkathi UP Chairman Abdul Mannan Mridha.

 He, however, claimed that not noly Raju, but also several more persons have been missing in the idncient.