Rescue was called off around 1:30am on Thursday
Rescuers have recovered the body of another man from the rubble of a two-storied building that caved in Old Dhaka's Patuatuli.
The body was recovered Wednesday midnight, Fire Service Control Room Duty Officer Rasel Shikder told Dhaka Tribune.
He said rescue lperation was called off around 1:30am on Thursday, after the recovery of the second body.
The identity of the victims could not be ascertained yet.
However, locals have said two fruit-sellers, Jahedul Bepari, 60 and his son Shafiqul Bepari, 18, used to reside in the building, and they have been missing since Tuesday night.
Therefore, locals feared that the corpses-- that were recovered by the Fire Service-- are theirs.
The cause of the collapse of the two storied building on the 6th lane in Patuatuli is not clear.
The two storied building collapsed completely near Suman Hospital around 1:25pm on Wednesday. Locals said the building was up to 100 years old and abandoned.