5 drown in 3 districts
Five persons drowned in three districts- Brahmanbaria, Laxmipur and Barishal, recently.
BRAHMANBARIA: Two sisters drowned in a pond at Sohagpur Village under Durgapur Union in Ashuganj Upazila of the district on Friday afternoon.
Deceased Sadia, 10, and Samia, 6, were the daughters of Sadir Mia of the village.
Sub-Inspector of Ashuganj Police Station Bhakta Chandra Datta said the two sisters were bathing in the pond, and drowned there after some times.
KAMALNAGAR, LAXMIPUR: Two girls drowned in a pond in Madhya Char Folkon area under Char Folkon Union in Kamalnagar Upazila of the district on Friday noon.
The deceased were identified as Yasmin Begum, 6, daughter of Abul Kalam, and Saimun Akhter, 6, daughter of Md Kalam of the area.
Local Union Parishad Chairman Hajji Harunur Rashid said the two children were playing beside the pond at noon. At one stage they fell in the pond and drowned.
BARISHAL: A minor boy drowned in the Kirtonkhola River in Sadar Upazila of the district on Sunday morning.
Deceased Tamim Hawlader, 5, was the son of Liton Hawlader of Ward No. 9 under Charbaria Union in the upazila.