Two minor brothers drown in Ctg

Staff Correspondent

12 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Two minor brothers drowned in a pond at Sandwip upazila in the district on Friday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Mohiuddin Sami, 9, and Sadakat Hossain Safir, 6, sons of Md Sahadat Hossain of Badurgo Notun Bari under Gachhua union of the upazila.  

Sub-Inspector (SI) Md Jahangir Alam of the concerned Sandwip police station said Sabir drowned into a pond near their residence while playing around 1:00pm.

Noticing it, his elder brother Samir tried to rescue him from the pond and also drowned.

 Locals rescued them and sent to Gasua Government Hospital where doctors declared them dead, he added.