Three minor children drowned on Sunday in three upazilas of Rangpur, police said.
In Kawnia upazila, Shefat, 10, son of Abdul Quddus of village Madhupur in Tepamadhupur union, drowned in the river Teesta while taking bathe.‘Fishermen recovered his body while fishing in the river after four hours of his missing,” Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kawnia Thana Azizul Islam said.
In Pirgachha upazila, Sumi, 6, daughter of Abu Sayeed of village Chhawla in Chhawla union, drowned in a nearby pond while playing there.
OC of Pirgachha Thana Rezaul Karim confirmed the incident.
In Taraganj upazila, Al Mahmud, 4, son of Abdul Wahab of village Ekorchali in Ekorchali union, drowned in a pond while playing this noon.
OC of Taraganj Thana Zinnat Ali confirmed the incident.