Two girls drown in pond
Two minor girls drowned in a pond in Laxmipur’s Kamalnagar upazila on Friday noon.
The deceased were Yeasmin Begum, 6, daughter of Abul Kalam; and Saimun Akther, 6, daughter of Harun-ur-Rashid, both were the residents of Charfalkan area in the upazila.
Charfalkan Union Parishad Chairman Harun-ur-Rashid said the duo slipped into the pond while playing on the bank of a pond nearby their house at noon.
Later, relatives of the deceased recovered the bodies from the pond.