11 bodies recovered ,24 missing following boat capsize

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Dhaka, Oct 9 (UNI) Rescuers have recovered 11 bodies from yesterday's boat capsize in the Megna river, police said today.

The engine-propelled boat was carrying 50 people when it capsized after being caught in rough weather.

Search was still on for 24 others who went missing after the boat turned turtle due to heavy rains.

Meanwhile, a land depression formed over the Bay of Bengal triggered heavy rains in the city and other regions disrupting normal life.

UNI

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