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Navy divers recover body from Buriganga

  • Published at 05:47 pm August 2nd, 2021
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Bangladesh Navy divers recover the body of Mintu Hossain, 27, from Buriganga on Monday, August 2, 2021 Courtesy

Three people were walking on the Pantoon adjacent to Lalkhuti ghat when they fell in the river

A diver team of Bangladesh Navy recovered a body from the river of Buriganga adjacent to Lalkhuti pontoon of Sadarghat area on Monday morning.

The deceased, identified as Mintu Hossain, 27, hailed from Bangsal in Dhaka and he had been missing since Sunday night, according to an ISPR release on Monday.

Locals said three people were walking on the Pantoon adjacent to Lalkhuti ghat and at one point they fell into the river around 11pm on Sunday.


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Two of them were rescued alive by the local people but one remained unaccounted for.

Later, a seven-member diver team of Bangladesh Navy unit located at Pagla in Narayanganj conducted a rescue operation at the spot around 1am on Monday and found the body at about 3am.

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