A minor girl drowned in a pond at Digarpara village under Aolai union in Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat on Thursday.
Victim Afsana, 5, was the daughter of Amirul Islam.The incident occurred around 11:00 am at Digarpara village in Joypurhat.
Afsana’s family sources said that she fell into the pond while playing on its bank in the morning.
Later, family members rescued Afsana and taken to Panchbibi Upazila Health Complex where doctor declared her dead.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Panchbibi thana Bazlur Rahman confirmed the incident.