The bodies of 3 missing people were recovered while visiting the boat

The bodies of 3 missing people were recovered while visiting the boat
The bodies of 3 missing people were recovered while visiting the boat

The bodies of three people who went missing in a boat sinking while watching a hundred-year-old traditional boat race on the Brahmaputra River in Hossainpur of Kishoreganj have been recovered.

Their bodies were recovered from 6 km away from the spot on Wednesday around 9 am.

The deceased are Yasmin (7) son of Monir Hossain of Charshatpara village of Gafargaon upazila of neighboring Mymensingh district, Sifat (13) son of Rahat Mia of the same village and Shamim (32) of Tarapasha village of Kishoreganj town.

It has been reported that a century-old traditional boating competition was held in the presence of millions of people on the banks of the Brahmaputra river in Saheberchar village of Sidla union of Hossainpur upazila of Kishoreganj on Monday. The three visitors went missing in the boat sinking while watching the boating competition that started earlier in the evening and taking video.

Among them, two children drowned while crossing the river along with others and Shamim went missing while filming the boating competition in a small boat. Shamim was supposed to leave Kishoreganj for Oman on September 25.

After receiving the news that these three people were missing in the boat sinking, a five-member diving team of fire service reached from Kishoreganj and started the rescue operation. But no one could be rescued till Tuesday evening. Their bodies were later recovered on Wednesday morning.

Kishoreganj Fire Service Station Officer Abu Zor Giffari confirmed the recovery of three bodies to Jugantar.


The article is in Bengali

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