Bodies of two children found in Patuakhali
The bodies of two children were recovered in separate places at Bauphal upazila in Patuakhali district on Tuesday.
Bauphal Police Station officer in-charge Al Mamun said on Tuesday afternoon, the body of a newborn was found floating in a canal near Bilbilas Bazar in Sadar Union.
Some farmers saw the body of the child floating in the canal and and informed police.
Later, being informed, police recovered the body.
The newborn child was a girl.
Meanwhile, in the afternoon, the body of a child was recovered from a pond in Mahishadi village under Naumala union of the upazila.
Deceased was Bushra Akter, 2, daughter of Abul Basha Mridha.
A child saw Bushra floating in the pond near the house and screamed.
Family members rescued her and took to hospital where she was declared dead.