Chittagong : Two students of Chittagong University (CU) drowned in a waterfall near the campus on Monday afternoon while taking bath.
The deceased were identified as Asaduzzaman Rifat, 21, and Naimul Hasan, 21, both were first year students of Human Resources Management Department of CU.
Abu Jafar, acting leader of Fire Service and Civil Defence of Hathazari office said that fire figheters rushed to the spot being informed about the drowning.
"After four hours of hectic efforts, we recovered two bodies at around 5:00 pm, "he added.
Proctor of CU Prof. Asgar Ali confirmed the deaths.
The two students went to the waterfall behind the Arts Faculty alongwith other friends after finishing examinations at around 1:00 pm.