Three girls drown in Padma river

Published: April 21, 2019 20:03:35 | Updated: April 21, 2019 21:57:12

Three girls drowned in the Padma river in Bagha upazila of Rajshahi on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Jeam, 17, a class XI student of Mirganj College, Esha Khatun, 09, a student of Bagha Government Primary school--two daughters of Zillur Rahman and Shipra, 12, a class VI student of Mirganj Girls' High School and daughter of Shahidul Islam.

Mohasin Ali, officer-in-charge of Bagha Police Station, said the three girls went to the Padma river for taking bath around 12:30 pm and drowned in the river, reports UNB.

Later, local people found the floating body of a girl and then recovered two other bodies after hectic search.

They were taken to Charghat Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared them dead.

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