2 students drown in Korotoa river
Two students drowned in the Korotoa river in Bogura Sadar upazila today.
The deceased are: Abu Sufian Saad, 20, son of Istiaq Hossain, a resident of Fulbari area of Bogura town, and Md Sohel Rana, 18, son of Kuddus Pramanik, a resident of Shakharia village.
Abu Sufian, a student of Sylhet Polytechnic Institute, went missing when he went to the river for taking a bath with his friends around 1:00pm, our local correspondent reports quoting police.
One and a half hours later fire fighters rescued him and took to Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, said Rezaul Karim, inspector (investigation) of local police station.
Meanwhile, Sohel Rana, a student of Bogura Azizul Haque College, drowned while he was catching fish in the river around 2:00pm, Inspector Rezaul said.