Update February 25, 2015

Dhaka 5-39 pm, 29-September, 2020

7 more bodies found in Padma, death toll rises to 79

Sumel Sarker

A man breaks down and cries, seeing the body of a family member killed in the Padma launch disaster.

A man breaks down and cries, seeing the body of a family member killed in the Padma launch disaster.

25 February 2015, Nirapad News: Seven more bodies of victims of launch capsize recovered from 7 km away from spot in Andharmanik area in Harirampur on Wednesday morning.

Ghior fire station officer confirmed the matter adding five more people were still missing.

In the meantime, a total of 69 bodies among 79 victims were handed over to families.

On February 22, a launch, carrying over 200 passengers aboard, sank after being hit by a cargo around 11:45 am.

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