Two youths including a student of Jahangirnagar University (JU) today died after drowning in a river at Palashbari upazila in Gaibandha.
Al Muhaimin Sayam, 21, a second year student of physics department of JU and his friend Sajiur Rahman Sajeeb, 21, hailing from Bogura, died after drowning in a rive this noon, our JU correspondent reports quoting Masudur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Palashbari Police Station.
Sayam, along with his friend Sajeeb, came to visit his grandmother's house at Hasbari village in Kamalpur area under Gaibandha three days ago, the OC said quoting Sayam's father Sikandar Ali.
Sayam and Sajeeb with more five friends were bathing in a branch of Karatoa River in Hasbari area. Suddenly Sayam and Sajeeb slipped and drowned in the water, the OC said quoting one of their friends Rehan.
After searching for half an hour, they recovered the bodies of their two friends, he said.