Two boys drown in C’nawabganj

Published: June 12, 2018 17:46:40

Two children drowned in the Pagla River at Narayanpur under Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj on Monday night.

The deceased were identified as Shawon, 10, son of Anarul Islam of Tauarpara village, and Tareque, 13, son of Kalam Ali of Satrashia village in the upazila.

Ripon Kumar, sub-inspector of Shibganj Police Station, said the two children went missing while taking bath in the river on Monday afternoon, reports UNB.

On information, a fire-fighting unit rushed and recovered the body of Shawon from Bahlabari around 11:00pm on Monday.

Divers from Rajshahi retrieved Tareque's body from the river around 9:00am on Tuesday.

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