3 minor girls drown in Tangail
Three minor girls drowned in Kalihati and Basail upazilas of Tangail today.
The deceased were identified as Prerona, 11, daughter of Jahurul Islam of Kalihati upazila, Rumaiya, 10, daughter of Ruhul Amin of Ghatail upazila, and Sanjida, 2, daughter of Shah Alam of Basail upazila, reports our local correspondent.
Prerona and her cousin Rumaiya drowned in Louhajang River when they went to take bath in the river in Elenga area around 2:00pm, family members said.
Later, locals recovered their bodies.
Meanwhile, Sanjida went missing around 11:00am when her mother was cooking at a mess at Basail Police Station, keeping Sanjida sitting beside her.
Later, Sanjida’s body was found floating in a nearby pond.