Schoolboy drowns in river

Our Correspondent

7 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

SIRAJGANJ: A seven-year-old child drowned in the Fuljhor river along Amdanga village in the district on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Ananya, a Class II student of a local primary school and son of Subal Kumar Haldar of Amdanga village in Ullapara upazila, police revealed this on Saturday.

Salanga Police Station Officer-in-Charge Abdul Quader Jilani said that Ananya drowned as he slipped into the river while playing on the bank with other children.

His family members soon launched a search operation and recovered the body of the child from the river, he added.