Four babies drowned in two separate incidents at different places of Thakurgaon and Panchagarh districts on Friday afternoon, police and local sources said.
In Thakurgaon, two minor babies, who are cousins, drowned in a pond at noon in village Saguni of Doulatpur union in Pirganj upazila while playing
there beyond knowledge of their parents.
declared them dead in the afternoon.
“The deceased were identified as Adittya, 4, son of Sattyen Chandra and his cousin Tumpa Rani, 7, daughter of Binod Chandra of the same village,” said Chairman of local Doulatpur union parishad Kartik Chandra Roy.
Officer-in-Charge of Pirganj Thana Bazlur Rahman has confirmed the
In Panchagarh, two minor babies, also cousins, drowned in the river Teesta while taking bath at the bridge point near Chilahatipara area in Tepriganj union of Debiganj upazila on Friday afternoon.
Being informed, Debiganj Thana police and Fire Service and Civil Defense personnel from Domar Station rushed there and recovered bodies of the two drowned babies with the help of local fishermen from the downstream at
The deceased babies were identified as Abdullah, 8, son of Umar Farooque of Sabuzpara area and his cousin Shawn, 6, son of Aliul Islam of
Chilahatipara village in Debiganj upazila town.