Four minors drown in three districts
Three minor boys and a minor girl drown in three districts- Pirojpur, Sirajganj and Rajshahi, recently.
KAWKHALI, PIROJPUR: A minor boy drowned in a canal at Bannakanda Village under Soyna Raghunathpur Union in Kawkhali Upazila of the district on Wednesday noon.
Deceased Md Mahi, 2, was the son of a schoolteacher Mahmud Hossen Chunnu of Joykul Village under Kawkhali Sadar Union.
Locals and family members said the child went to his maternal grandfather's house in Bannakanda Village on Sunday last to celebrate Eid. On Wednesday noon he was playing beside the Betka Canal. At one stage, he fell in the canal and drowned.
Family members rescued and rushed him to Pirojpur Sadar Hospital where on-duty doctor declared him dead.
SIRAJGANJ: Two minors drowned in a ditch near their houses in Char Solimabad Village under Chouhali Upazila of the district on Monday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Saima, 7, daughter of a Dubai expat Saiful Islam, and Muttakin, 7, son of Abdul Mannan of the village.
Locals said the deceased were playing beside the ditch in the afternoon. At one stage, they drowned in it.
RAJSHAHI: A minor girl drowned in a pond beside their house at Pobahar Village under Godagari Upazila of the district on Thursday last.
Deceased Shakila Khatun, 10, was the daughter of Yahya of the village and a fourth grader of Keshabpur Government Primary School.
Quoting family members, Officer-in-Charge of Godagari Model Police Station Jahangir Alam said the girl was taking bath in the pond, and at one stage, she drowned in it.
Later, family members recovered the body from the pond.
Later, locals recovered the bodies.