Two minor girls drown in Nilphamari village

Our Correspondent

3 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

NILPHAMARI: Two minor girls drowned while collecting water lily in the ‘Abdoryarpar Beel’ of Barovita union under Kishoreganj upazila of the district Sunday.

The deceased are Shyamoli Rani Roy, 9, daughter of Anath Chandra Roy and Monisha Rani Roy, 8, daughter of Kanu Chandra Roy of Baniyapara village in the upazila, said Harun Ar Rashid officer-in-charge of Kishoreganj Thana.

Shyamoli was a student of class three and Manisha was studying in class two at nearby Barovita Government Primary School.

Villagers rescued the drowned girls from water and rushed them to nearby Jaldhaka Upazila Health Complex where the attending doctors declared them dead.