2 schoolboys drown in Thakurgaon
Two schoolboys have drowned in a beel while taking bathe in Haripur upazila of Thakurgaon district.
The deceased were identified Hamidur Rahman, 15, an SSC passed student from Ranhatta Chowrangi High School and Rahit, 12, an eighth grader of the same school.
Witnesses said they along with some friends jumped in the beel in Gandar Bridge area to take a bathe after playing football on Monday afternoon.
At one stage, Hamidur and Rahit went under water due to strong current in the water.
After a while, locals recovered the floating body of Hamidur while the body of Rahit after two-hour-attempt.
Dangipara union parishad chairman Moniruzzaman Monir confirmed the incident.