Two minor cousins drowned in a pond at Dashmari Satbaria area in Rajshahi town on Saturday morning.
The deceased were identified as Mahim, 2, son of Masud and Farhan, 2, son of Rany, both of them hailing from the area.Family sources said Mahim and Farhan were playing near the pond and suddenly fell into the water body in the area at 9:00 am.
Later, the locals found the bodies floating on the water and took them to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) where the duty doctor declared them dead.
Masud Parvez, officer-in-charge (OC) of Motihar Police Station, confirmed the incident.
A shadow of shock engulfed the whole area following the death, he said.