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Two minor girls drown in port city

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 16 July, 2022 12:00 AM
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Two minor girls drown in port city

CHATTOGRAM: Two minor cousin-sisters drowned in a pond at Hathazari upazila in the district on Friday afternoon.

The ill-fated were identified as Ishrat Jahan, 7, daughter of Md Iqbal, and Subarna, 7, daughter of Rasel Mian of Chowdhury Hat under the upazila.

The minor girls went down to the water body for taking bath at Shikdar Para of the area in the afternoon.

At one stage, the duo drowned in the pond.

On receiving information, locals rescued them with fishing net from the pond .

They were rushed to the Chattogram Medical College Hospital where doctors pronouced them dead, said Inspector (Investigation) Sadekur Rahman of Panchlaish Police Station.