Child drowns in Mymensingh
An eight-year-old girl drowned in a river in Gafargaon upazila of Mymensingh district on Saturday noon.
Deceased Aklima Akter was the daughter of Abdul Quddus, a resident of Dhigha Bhati para village in the upazila.
Local said Aklima along with her some friend was playing on the bank of the Sutiya river near her grandfather's home. At one stage, they slipped into the river.
Though locals rescued the others but Aklima went under water.
Later, a team of divers of Mymensingh Fire Service and Civil Defense, conducted a drive and recovered her body around 5:00 pm.
Rauna Union Parishad Chairman Sahabul Alam confirmed the matter.