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Microbus falling into Padma: Body of missing driver recovered

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Published: 09:27, 13 May 2021   Update: 09:46, 13 May 2021
Microbus falling into Padma: Body of missing driver recovered

A rescue team consisting of fire service divers has recovered the body of a microbus driver who went missing after the vehicle fell into the Padma River while boarding a ferry at Daulatdia ferry terminal in Rajbari on Tuesday (May 11).

The divers rescued the body of driver Maruf Hossain, 40, on Thursday (May 13) morning two days after going missing.

Anwar Hossain, assistant director of Rajbari Fire Service and Civil Defence Station, confirmed this to risingbd.

The driver Maruf Hossain went missing when the microbus plunged into the river after the wire of a pontoon at Paturia ghat 5 in Rajbari snapped during a sudden nor'wester around 11:30am on May 11.

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