Three minors drown in two districts
Two minor boys and a girl drowned in two ponds in two districts- Bhola and Netrakona, on Thursday and Wednesday.
BHOLA: A minor girl drowned in a pond beside their house in No. 7 Ward under Syedpur Union in Daulatkhan Upazila of the district on Thursday morning.
Deceased Taspia, 2, was the daughter of Solaiman Mia of the ward.
Locals said the child was playing beside the pond. At one stage, she fell into it and drowned.
Family members rescued and rushed her to Upazila Health Complex, where on-duty doctor declared her dead.
NETRAKONA: Two minor boys drowned in a pond in Purbadhala Upazila of the district on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Sakib Mia, 7, son of Abu Siddique, and Nayeem Mia, son of Mozammel Haque, of Putika Village in the upazila. Both of the boys were first graders at Gailapara Government Primary School.
The victims' family sources said Sakib and Nayeem drowned in the afternoon while bathing in the pond.