Three children drowned today in two villages of Sadar and Kalapara upazilas in Patuakhali.
The deceased were identified as Ria Moni, 6, daughter of Shahidul Islam, and Hasan, 5, son of Azimul Haque of Dharandee village in Sadar upazila; and Fazlul Karim, 2, son of Abdur Rahman of Panjupara in Kalapara upazila, our Patuakhali correspondent reports quoting family sources.
Ria Moni and Hasan were playing beside a pond. At one a stage they fell down into the pond and drowned.
On the other hand, Fazlul Karim also fell down into a pond when he was playing beside it.