Chattogram dredger capsize: Remaining four bodies recovered

Bodies of remaining four people who went missing after a sand-extraction dredger capsized in Mirsharai upazila of Chittagong because of tidal waves caused by Cyclone Sitrang have been recovered.

With the latest development, the bodies of all missing people have been recovered and the number of deaths in the incident climbs to eight.

Coast Guard and Fire Service diving teams recovered the first body around 10:30pm on Wednesday and the bodies of three other people were recovered on this morning, reports Dhaka Tribune.

Kabir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mirsharai Police Station, confirmed the information. 

The 63-hour rescue operation ended with the recovery of the last body at 10:30 am, said the official.

The bodies were handed over to family members.