Minor girl drowns in pond in Gafargaon
A minor girl drowned in a pond at Gafargaon upazila in Mymensingh district on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Faria, 2, daughter of Shafiqul Islam, an inhabitant of Chipan village in the upazila.
Locals said Faria slipped into a pond nearby her house while playing beside it at 12.30pm. Later, locals rescued her and took to Gafargaon Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared her dead.
Gafargaon UP chairman Shamsul Alam Khokan confirmed the matter.