Two minor girls drown in Bay near Cox's Bazar beach

Two minor girls drown in Bay near Cox’s Bazar beach


Two minor girls drowned in the Bay of Bengal at Kalatali point of Cox’s Bazar sea beach here on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Tahmina Akhter, 10, daughter of late Lokman Hakim, and Mina Akhter, 12, of Ularpara in Sadar upazila of the district.Additional police super of Bangladesh Tourist Police in Cox’s Bazar Alamgir Hossain said six boys and girls, including Tahmina and Mina, were taking bath at the Kalatali point of the world’s longest sea beach around 1pm.
Suddenly, a strong wave washed them away into the sea.
Beach volunteers rescued them and took them to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared Tahmina and Mina dead.
The two girls came to the beach along with four of their friends to spend the Eid vacation when they met with the tragedy, the police officer said.- UNB


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