BIWTABangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority
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bodies believed to be trapped inside it could be recovered after it is retrieved," a BIWTA official told newsmen.
The BIWTA chief's comments came as witnesses from the scene said a salvage vessel pulled the Shariatpur-1 upwards using a crane which allowed rescuers to look for more bodies inside.
BIWTA officials said a salvage vessel reached the scene and located the ferry 21 metres under water.