Three children drown in Faridpur

Published: June 10, 2018 17:52:45


Three children, including two siblings, drowned in a pond at Kathalbaria village in Bhanga upazila in Faridpur on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Mim, 4, daughter of Basar Matubbor, her cousins Jimi, 7, and Sajjad, 5, children of Jamer Ali Matubbor.

Family sources said that the three children drowned into the pond while taking bath around 1:00pm. Later, locals rescued the children and rushed them to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared them dead, said Faridpur Fire Service Senior Station Mastar Saiful Islam.

Jimi and Sajjad, who used to live at Sadarpur area in the upazila, went to their uncle's house to attend an Iftar mahfil.

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