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Two teens drown in Sylhet canal

Two teens drown in Sylhet canal

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SYLHET: Two teenagers drowned after their boat capsized in a canal in the Bisnakandi tourist area of Goainghat upazila in the district on Friday, police said.

The deceased were identified as Sagor, 17 and Rumel, 16.

"The victims drowned after the boat carrying them sank while crossing the canal,” officer-in-charge of Goainghat police station Parimal Deb said.

The teenagers were rescued soon and rushed to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital, where doctors declared them dead, he added.

A 17-year-old madrasa student, named Imran, reportedly drowned in the same canal on Thursday. However, his body is yet to be recovered.