Two children drown in Sylhet

Published: May 21, 2019 17:50:34 | Updated: May 23, 2019 10:17:52

Two minors drowned in a pond at Dinpur village under Fenchuganj upazila in Sylhet on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Shakil, 6, son of Islam Uddin, and Sahara Begum, 5, daughter of Samir Mollah of the village.

Locals said that Shakil and Sahara were last seen playing near their house in the morning.

"Their families searched for them as they did not return in the evening. Their bodies were later found floating in the pond," said Abul Bashar Mohammad Badruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Fenchuganj Police Station, reports UNB.

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