Child drowns in Nageshwari flood water
A six-year old child has drowned in flood water at Nageshwari upazila in Kurigram district.
Bayezid, son of Rafiqul Islam, of Daktarpara in Ballaver Khas union under the upazila drowned early Saturday afternoon.
Family and locals said water is still persisting around Rafiqul Islam's house though the flood has somewhat improved. While playing on early Saturday afternoon, the six-year old slipped into a ditch filled with flood water near their tubewell and drowned there.
Later, the family members found his body in the ditch.
Kochakata Police Station officer-in-charge Mamun-ar-Rashid confirmed about the child's drowning.