DHAKA, Bangladesh — Rescuers recovered 17 extra our bodies on Monday from a ship that capsized whereas carrying about 100 Hindu pilgrims in northern Bangladesh, elevating the confirmed loss of life toll to 41, police and information stories stated.
Scores of individuals remained lacking from the accident on Sunday, the most important Bengali-language newspaper Prothom Alo reported.
The boat overturned whereas coming back from a Hindu temple on the Karatoa River in Panchagarh district in northern Bangladesh, native police chief S.M. Sirajul Huda stated. Twenty-four our bodies have been recovered on Sunday.
Huda stated many individuals have been capable of swim ashore.
About 8% of the greater than 160 million folks in Muslim-majority Bangladesh are Hindu.