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12:00 AM, July 23, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 23, 2019

Three kids drown

Three children drowned in Patuakhali and Joypurhat yesterday.

Two kids drowned in a pond at Debpur village in Patuakhali’s Kalapara upazila, reports our correspondent.

The deceased are Mim, 5, daughter of Jalal Shikder, and her cousin Tamim, 2, son of Kamal Shikder.

Quoting family members, Md Monirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kalapara Police Station, said the two accidentally fell into the pond near their home while playing on its bank and drowned.

Family members later recovered the bodies from the pond, said the OC.

According to our Dinajpur correspondent, a five-year-old girl drowned in a river of Joypurhat’s Panchbibi upazila yesterday noon.

The victim is Tasfia, daughter of Jahidul Islam of Shimultoli village in the upazila.

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