Two children drown in Bangladesh's Chandpur

Two children drown in Bangladesh’s Chandpur


Dhaka – Two girls drowned in a pond in Dasadi area of Sadar upazila of Chandpuron Saturday noon, UNB news agency reported.The deceased were identified as Riya Aktar, 12, daughter of Fazlul Haque Akondo of Dasadi area of Sadar upazila, and Nahida Sultana, 14, daughter of Nannu Miji, a resident at Koralia Road of the district town.
They are cousins.
Family sources said Nahida drowned first when both girls were taking bath in a pond and Riya got drowned as she tried to rescue her drowning cousin.
Later, family members rescued the duo using fishing net and rushed them to Chandpur General Hospital where doctor declared them dead, said Assistant Director of the hospital Dr GM Faruq Bhuiyan.on Saturday noon.


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