Two children drown in Sylhet

21st May, 2019 10:20:22 printer

SYLHET: Two minors drowned in a pond at Dinpur village in Fenchuganj upazila on Tuesday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Shakil, 6, son of Islam Uddin, and Sahara Begum, 5, daughter of Samir Mollah of the village.

Locals said that Shakil and Sahara were last seen playing near their house in the morning.

“Their families searched for them as they did not return in the evening. Their bodies were later found floating in the pond,” said Abul Bashar Mohammad Badruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Fenchuganj Police Station.