Two children drown in Dinajpur

Two children drowned in separate incidents in Dhepa river of Birganj upazila and a pond in Nababganj upazila in Dinajpur on Saturday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Fahim Islam, 13, son of Ashraful Islam and Rahat Bin Mabil, 7, son of Mahabul Alam.


Officer-in-charge of Birganj police station Abdul Matin said Fahim drowned while taking bath in Dhepa river with friends.

Later, his body was recovered by fire service men.

Officer-in-charge of Nababganj police station Ashok Kumar said Rahat drowned in a pond beside his house while bathing in it.