Two children drown in river in Barishal
Two children drowned in the Rangamati River in Bakerganj upazila of Barishal on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Jubair, 4, son of Mamun Palowan, and his cousin Abdur Rahman Palowan, son of Shuhel Palowan, residents in the upazila.
Sub-inspector Iqbal Hossain said the duo went to take bath in the river with their grandfather Joynal at noon.
But Joynal went to collect food for a goat keeping his grandchildren on the riverbank.
He saw his two grandchildren went missing when he returned on the riverbank.
Later, police recovered the bodies from the river in the evening.