Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2020-06-30 13:53:05 BdST
The body of 18-year-old Ashique Hossain was found inside the Morning Bird, a small vessel that capsized on Monday, Russel Sikder, a duty officer at the Fire Service’s control room, told bdnews24.com. He was an engine grease cleaner of the sunken vessel.
The victim’s father Ismail Hossain identified the body at the hospital morgue on Tuesday afternoon.
Ashique had been working at the lunch over the last four years. He had been living with his family in Munshiganj, Ismail told bdnews24.com.
Navy, the Coast Guard, River Police and BIWTA personnel joined Fire Service divers in the rescue efforts for the second day on Tuesday.
Morning Bird capsized with over 50 passengers on board on Monday after it was hit by a large vessel.
Moyur-2, a passenger vessel from Chandpur, which was speeding in reverse, slammed Morning Bird. In the next few seconds, Morning Bird went upside down and sank into the water.