Two sisters drown in Thakurgaon canal
Two minor girls drowned in a canal at Haripur upazila in Thakurgaon district on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Shimu Akter, 8, and Jannatul, 6, daughters of Shah Alam of Kismat village in Gedura union under the upazila.
Local UP chairman Abdul Hamid said they drowned in canal sometime in the afternoon when they went out of home to play.
Later, their floating body was spotted and recovered.
Haripur Police Station investigation officer Amirul Islam confirmed the matter.