Two minors drown in Noakhali
Two minor girls drowned in separate incidents at Companiganj upazila in Noakhali district on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as one and a half month-year-old Ria Moni, daughter of Ramjan Ali, and one and a half month-year-old Lamia, daughter of Ripon Mia, residents of the upazila.
Ria drowned in a pond in the afternoon when her mother was busy with cooking.
She was rushed to local hospital where the on-duty doctor declared her dead.
Meanwhile, Lamia went to her maternal grandmother’s home at Char Hajari union where she drowned in a pond in the morning.
The relatives, later, recovered Lamia’s floating body.
Companiganj Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Md Arifur Rahman confirmed the matter.