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Death toll from Panchagarh boat capsize reaches 64

District Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2022-09-27 13:52:42
Death toll from Panchagarh boat capsize reaches 64

A total of 14 bodies were recovered today (Sep 27) from Karatoa river near Auliya Ghat in Boda upazia of the district after a boat capsized on Sunday, raising the death toll to 64.

On September 25, the trawler carrying more than 60 passengers, including women and children, sank in the middle of the river while heading towards Badheshwar Temple on the occasion of Mayalaya around 2:30pm.

Twenty-five bodies were recovered from the river on that day while many others managed to swim ashore. 

BDST: 1252 HRS, SEP 27, 2022
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