Two students drown while taking bath in Atrai river
Two students drowned in the river Atrai at Birganj upazila in Dinajpur district while taking bath in the river on Friday noon.
The deceased were identified as Md Raeem Islam, son of Babul Islam; and Sourov Islam, 18, son of Nazmul Islam, residents of Sadar upazila in Thakurgaon district.
Raeem was a 10th grader at Thakurgaon Zila School while Sourav an HSC examinee at Ghorea Degree College.
The duo went missing while went to take bath in the river at 1.30pm.
Later, a diver team of Rangpur Fire Service with the help of locals rescued the bodies from the river at 4.30pm.
Birganj upazila nirbahi officer Yeamin Hossain visited the spot.