Child drowns in floodwater

14 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

LALMONIRHAT: An eight-month old baby girl drowned in flood water at Goddimari village in Hatibandha upazila early Monday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Alifa Akhter, daughter of Anwar Hossain.

Atiar Rahman, chairman of Goddimari union parishad, said that the minor girl slipped into the flood water and drowned early in the morning.

The overall flood situation in Lalmonirhat, Sunamganj, Kurigram and Nilphamari districts has worsened further due to increase of the river water levels following rainfall, leaving several lakh people marooned.