3 children drown in Kurigram

Our Correspondent

1 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

KURIGRAM: Three children drowned in a pond at Baldia village in Bhurungamari upazila of the district on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Shefali, 5, daughter of Apu Mia, Sadia, 5, daughter of Saddam Hossain and Jesmine, 5, daughter of Zahrul Islam of the village.

The victims were cousins.

The three went to the nearby Sankosh River for bathing and remained missing since Sunday afternoon.

Getting no whereabouts of the three children for a long time, local people went to the river and found the floating bodies of the children, said Mahbubul Alam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kachakata Police Station.

A pall of gloom descended in the area over the death of the children.