Two minor cousins drown in Chandpur

Published: July 31, 2018 11:38:40 | Updated: August 02, 2018 13:42:22

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Two minor cousins drowned in a pond in Sonaimuri village of Hajiganj upazila under Chandpur region on Monday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Sinthia Akhter, 6, daughter of Md Delwar Hossain and shishu-class student of Belcho Govt Primary School, and Maria Akhter, 5, daughter of Md Delwar Hossain, a play-class student of Belcho Al-Kawsar Academy.

Family members said that Sinthia and Maria went missing after they had returned home from school around 1:30 pm, reports UNB.

After an hour of frantic search, family members spotted their floating body in the pond nearby their houses.

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