Minor girl drowns in Gopalganj river
A one-and-a-half-year old child drowned in a river in Kotalipara upazila of Gopalganj on Friday noon.
The deceased was identified as Sinthia, daughter of Shamim Sikder, a resident of Gopalpur village under the upazila.
Kotalipara Police Station officer-in-charge Lutfar Rahman said Sinthia went missing at noon. Later, family members saw the body was floating in a river beside their house after hours of searching.
They rescued Sinthia and took her to Kotalipara Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared her dead.