Three cousin sisters drown in Patuakhali
Three cousin sisters, including two siblings, drowned in a pond in Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali on Monday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Mahfuza Begum, 17, daughter of Abdur Razzaq, 17; Mariam, 17, and Mariya, 12, daughters of Mokhlesur Rahman. They all were the residents of Karpurkathi village under Kalaia union.
Mahfuza was tenth grader at Karpurkati Mansuria Dakhil Madrasha while Mariam and Mariya were the tenth and seventh graders at Kalaiya Rabbania Fazil Madrasha.
They drowned in a pond at home while taking showers in the afternoon.
Their bodies were retrieved around 7 pm.