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Woman, two sons drown in Dinajpur pond

Published : Friday, 2 June, 2023 at 10:50 PM  Count : 816
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Woman, two sons drown in Dinajpur pond

Woman, two sons drown in Dinajpur pond

A woman and her two sons drowned in a pond at Sadar upazila of Dinajpur district on Friday evening.

The incident took place at Chuniapara village of Shashora union under the upazila at around 6 pm.
The deceased were identified as Ashtami Bala, 28, and her sons Goutam Debnath, 8, Pritam Debnath, 4, -- all residents of the village.

Quoting locals, Shashora Union Parishad chairman Moksed Ali said Bala used to take bath and wash cloths in the pond everyday. In the evening, one Zakir Hossain saw the trio was floating in the pond and shouted for help.

Locals rushed there and recovered the bodies.

Locals claimed that the minor children might have drowned first and the woman drowned also when she attempted to rescue them.

Additional Superintendent of Dinajpur Police (Sadar Circle) Md Zinnah Al Mamun said being informed, police investigated the area and interrogated the locals.

"It was assumed that they died being drowned in the pond," he said.

Police will investigate the case if anyone make complaint neither the bodies will be handed over to the deceased's family, the official added.


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