2 teenagers drown in Nilphamari

16 June, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Nilphamari: Two teenagers drowned while bathing in Kharkharia River in Saidpur upazila on Friday noon, reports UNB.    

The deceased were identified as Kurban Ali, 14, and his friend Meraj Ali, 16, hailing from ward 7 of Saidpur municipality.

They were class-VII students of a local school.

Shahjahan Pasha, officer-in-charge of Saidpur Police Station, said the teens drowned when they were taking bath in the river.

Later, locals rescued the boys at 3:30 pm and took them to Upazila Health Complex where doctors pronounced the boys dead.