Two children drown in Ichhamati at Gabtali in Bogura
Floating bodies of two children were recovered from Ichhamati branch river ghat five hours after they went missing at Gabtali in Bogura district.
The dead were identified as Sourav Ali, 6, son of Phul Mia and Kawsar Ahmed, 8, son of Sohel Islam of village Shahapur Uttarpara of Kagoil union in the upazila.
Their bodies were recovered on Tuesday evening after they went missing from their houses in the early afternoon.
Police said the children drowned in the river.
Bogura Gabtali Model Police Station OC Nuruzzaman said the children slipped into the river after they went to the ghat for bathing. Locals also saw them bathing at the ghat. Later, their floating bodies were found on the river.
After postmortem at Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital morgue in Bogura, the bodies were handed over to their respective family members.