Two minor girls drown in a pond at Shreenibasdi village in Mahmudpur union under Araihazar upazila of Narayanganj on Sunday noon.
The deceased were identified as Sumaiya, 7, daughter of Kawser, was a student of local Sunmoon Kindergarten and Arifa, 9, daughter of Bashed, was a student of Shreenibasdi Government Primary School, both of them hailing from the area.Locals said that the duo drowned while bathing in a pond near their houses .
After frantic search, neighbours and family members found the bodies floating in the pond.
Later, locals retrieved the minors and took to Araihazar Upazila Health Complex where duty doctor declared the duo dead.
Abdullah Al Kamal, a doctor at the emergency department of the Health Complex, confirmed their death to media.