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Death Toll From The Boat Capsize In Karatoa River In Panchagarh Rose To 33

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News Desk
September 26, 2022 7:50 am

Death toll from the boat capsize in Karatoa river in Panchagarh rose to 33 with the recovery of nine more bodies from the river this morning (September 26, 2022).

The bodies of Brozendra Nath (55), Jharna bala (50), Dwip Babu (10), Suchitra Rani (22), Kabita Rani (50), Bezobala (50) and Dwipshikha Rani (10), and two others, were recovered today, reports our Thakurgaon correspondent.

Twenty-four bodies were recovered yesterday (September 25, 2022) after the engine-run trawler packed with over hundred passengers capsized around 1:30pm at Aulia Ghat in Madea union of Boda upazila, reports our Thakurgaon correspondent.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Boda Police Station Sujoy Kumar Roy said the boat was on its way to Badeshwari temple in Barashashi union when the accident occurred.

Panchagarh Deputy Commissioner Md Jahurul Islam told The Daily Star yesterday that at least 70-80 people were rescued alive in the incident.

Witnesses and survivors said there were more than 100 passengers on the boat that had a capacity of 50.