Three minors drown in two districts
Three minors drowned in two districts- Bogura and Netrakona, on Friday.
BOGURA: A minor body drowned in a pond at Moragari Village under Nandigram Municipality of the district on Friday noon.
Deceased Rihad Hasan Hridoy, 2, was the son of Babu Mia of the village. Family sources said the body was playing beside the pond when he fell into the pond. After some times, he floated on the pond.
He was rescued from the pond and rushed to a local clinic where he was declared dead.
Councillor of No. 7 Ward of municipality Jalal Uddin confirmed the incident.
NETRAKONA: Two minor girls drowned in a ditch at Nayekpur Purba Para Village under Nayekpur Union in Madan Upazila of the district on Friday noon.
Deceased Sweety Akhter Khanam, 6, was the daughter of Mukhlesur Rahman Khan, and Rafia Akhter, 6, daughter of Mojibur Rahman of the village.
Quoting the victims' family members and locals, Officer-in-Charge of Madan Police Station Romizul Haque said when the two girls were bathing in the ditch, they drowned there.
Family members recovered the bodies at noon.