Girl drowns in Sirajganj pond
An eight-year-old girl drowned in a pond in Tarash upazila of Sirajganj district on Friday afternoon.
Deceased Asha Khatun was the daughter of Ashraful Islam, a resident of Ghoshpara area under Tarash municipality.
Local people said Asha slipped into a nearby pond while her family members were unaware of it.
After searching, they spotted the child floating on water and rescued her.
She was taken to Tarash Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared her dead.
The health complex physician Dr Farhad Ali confirmed the incident.