Thursday, 23 September, 2021

Child drowns in Shailkupa pond

Child drowns in Shailkupa pond

JHENAIDAH: A 10-year-old boy drowned in a pond at Baria village of Shailkupa upazila in the district on Saturday noon.

The deceased was identified as Siam Hossain, son of Hasan Ali of Baria village.

According to local sources, the child went to the pond next to the house to take a bath without informing anyone.

The family members started looking for him in different places as he was not seen anywhere. At one stage, the body of the child floated in the water of the pond.

Family members rescued him and brought him to Shailkupa Upazila Health Complex, but the doctor declared him dead.

Shailkupa Police Station OC Jahangir Alam confirmed the matter and said an unnatural death case has been registered regarding this incident.