Rajshahi, Apr 21 (UNB) – Three girls drowned in the Padma river in Bagha upazila on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Jeam, 17, a class XI student of Mirganj College, Esha Khatun, 9, a student of Bagha Government Primary school–two daughters of Zillur Rahman and Shipra, 12, a class VI student of Mirganj Girls’ High School and daughter of Shahidul Islam.
Mohasin Ali, officer-in-charge of Bagha Police Station, said the three girls went to the Padma river for taking bath around 12:30 pm and drowned in the river.
Later, local people found the floating body of a girl and then recovered two other bodies conducting a rescue operation.
They were taken to Charghat Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared them dead.