Natore schoolboy missing in Padma while taking ‘selfie’

31 October, 2018 12:00 AM printer

NATORE: A schoolboy went missing in the Padma River reportedly while taking selfie at Gouripur in Lalpur upazila on Tuesday, reports UNB.

The victim was identified as Ashraf Siddique Abir, son of Abu Bakar Siddique of Kujipukur village in the upazila.

Locals said a group of Class-IX students of North Bengal High School went to visit the Padma River at Gouripur.

Three of them fell in the river while taking selfie on the riverbank. While two of them managed to swim ashore, Abir remained missing.