The air is thick with sorrows

  • A view of MV Abhijan-10 docked on the bank of the Sugandha river at Diyakul in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 after the launch caught fire in the wee hours. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

    A view of MV Abhijan-10 docked on the bank of the Sugandha river at Diyakul in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 after the launch caught fire in the wee hours. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

  • A view of MV Abhijan-10 docked on the bank of the Sugandha river at Diyakul in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 after the launch caught fire in the wee hours.

    A view of MV Abhijan-10 docked on the bank of the Sugandha river at Diyakul in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 after the launch caught fire in the wee hours.

  • The bodies of passengers recovered from the launch MV Abhijan-10 lie on the bank of the Sugandha river on Friday, Dec 24, waiting to be identified. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

    The bodies of passengers recovered from the launch MV Abhijan-10 lie on the bank of the Sugandha river on Friday, Dec 24, waiting to be identified. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

  • The bodies of passengers recovered from the launch MV Abhijan-10 lie on the bank of the Sugandha river on Friday, Dec 24, waiting to be identified. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

    The bodies of passengers recovered from the launch MV Abhijan-10 lie on the bank of the Sugandha river on Friday, Dec 24, waiting to be identified. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

  • Families arrive in search of their loved ones on the bank of the Sugandha river on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 after a fire in the launch MV Abhijan-10 killed 37 people and injured 72 others in Jhalakathi. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

    Families arrive in search of their loved ones on the bank of the Sugandha river on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 after a fire in the launch MV Abhijan-10 killed 37 people and injured 72 others in Jhalakathi. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

  • Families gather on the bank of the Sugandha river in search of their loved ones on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 after a fire in the launch MV Abhijan-10 killed 37 people and injured 72 others in Jhalakathi. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

    Families gather on the bank of the Sugandha river in search of their loved ones on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 after a fire in the launch MV Abhijan-10 killed 37 people and injured 72 others in Jhalakathi. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

  • Charred belongings lie in a cabin of MV Abhijan-10 after a fire killed 37 people in the launch on the Sugandha river in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

    Charred belongings lie in a cabin of MV Abhijan-10 after a fire killed 37 people in the launch on the Sugandha river in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

  • A view of the burnt steering of MV Abhijan-10 after a fire killed 37 people in the launch on the Sugandha river in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

    A view of the burnt steering of MV Abhijan-10 after a fire killed 37 people in the launch on the Sugandha river in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

  • Charred food and other stuff lie on the deck of MV Abhijan-10 after a fire killed 37 people in the launch on the Sunandha river in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan

    Charred food and other stuff lie on the deck of MV Abhijan-10 after a fire killed 37 people in the launch on the Sunandha river in Jhalakathi on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Hasibul Islam Hasan