Two cousins drown in Cumilla

Sun Online Desk

2nd August, 2020 02:20:51 printer

Two cousins drown in Cumilla

Two minor cousins drowned in a pond at Bara Gazipur village in Titas upazila of Cumilla on Saturday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Md Sanny, 4, son of Mamun-or-Rashid and Arian, 3, son of Sumon Mia, both of them hailing from the area.

Locals said that the duo fell into a pond nearby their houses while playing beside it on Saturday afternoon and drowned.

After frantic search, neighbours and family members found the bodies floating in the pond.

Later, locals retrieved the minors and took to Upazila Health Complex where duty doctor declared the duo dead.

A pall of gloom descended on the village following the tragic incident.