Two minors drown in two districts
A minor boy and a girl drowned in ponds in two districts- Natore and Barishal, recently.
BAGATIPARA, NATORE: A minor boy drowned in a pond near their house in Kakfo Village in Bagatipara Upazila of the district on Wednesday afternoon.
Deceased Alif Hossen, 4, was the son of Atik Hossen of the village.
The deceased's uncle Munjur Muktadir said Alif was playing beside the pond in the afternoon. At one stage, he fell in it and drowned.
As he was available for long, family members searched for him and found his body floating in the pond.
Later, they recovered the body.
BARISHAL: A minor girl drowned in a pond near their house at Jobsen Village under Bakal Union in Agailjhara Upazila of the district on Saturday morning.
Deceased Cynthia, 2, was the daughter of Rofizul Islam Paik of the village.
Family sources said the child was playing beside the pond in the morning. At one stage, she drowned in it.
She was rescued and rushed to upazila hospital where on-duty doctor Mamun Molla declared her dead.