3 children drown in Netrakona

28 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Netrakona: Three minors drowned in a small pond near their house at Uttar Para village of Kendua upazila here on Friday afternoon, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Neon, 4, son of Milon Mia, Halima Akter, 3, daughter of Dulal Mia, and Fahima Akter, 5, daughter of Rustam Ali of the village.

Imarat Hossain Gazi, officer in charge of Kendua police station, said the three drowned in a pond near their homes while they were playing on its bank. The facts indicate it is yet another instance of Bangladesh’s ‘silent killer’ of children, striking to take more young lives.