Two people including a teacher of a private university of Dhaka died after drowning in Sangu River of Ruma upazila of Bandarban Saturday.
The deceased are—Shantonu Sarker, 25, a lecturer of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) department of United International University (UIU) and his friend Shahed Ehsan, 25, both hailed from Dhaka.
According to Ruma Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Shamsul Alam, the duo went to Boga Lake for a visit Thursday.
While returning from there, they went for bathing in Sangu River, at Baruapara ghat Saturday.
The duo drowned as they did not know how to swim.
However, firefighters have recovered the bodies from the river, added the UNO.