A man drowned on Tuesday as a trawler capsized in Shitalakshya River after being hit by a sand laden bulkhead near Metrosem cement factory in the district.
The deceased was identified as Masud Rahman, 37, son of Abdur Rahman Khalifa of village Dighirpar in Tongibari upazila.
Newaz Uddin Ahmed, In-charge of Mukterpur Police out-post, the Barishal bound trawler with four people onboard capsized after being hit by a sand laden bulkhead in the morning.
Three other passengers of the trawler managed to swim ashore while Masud remained missing, he said.
Later, divers of Fire Service recovered body of the deceased, he added.