Search on for girl ‘drowned’ in city water body

Search on for girl ‘drowned’ in city water body


Divers of Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) has been searching for a minor girl who reportedly drowned in a water body near Mohakhali inter-district bus stand on Wednesday afternoon. The missing girl was identified as Sanjida, 6, daughter of rickshaw-van puller Shash Alam. She used to live with her parents at a rented single-room apartment in Mohakhali Dakkhin Para. Sources at the FSCD control room said a team of divers, comprising three members, have been searching for the ill-fated girl since 4:00 pm. But they were yet to recover the kid till filing of this report at around 9:30 pm, said duty officer of the control room Ataur Rahman. Dhaka, UNB News Agency Reported.

Sanjida reportedly drowned in the water body at around 2:30 pm, said Inspector (Investigation) of Banani Police station Wahiduzzaman, quoting local people. Primarily local people tried to rescue the kid but in vein.


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