Three kids drown in Kurigram | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 01, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:47 AM, June 01, 2021

Three kids drown in Kurigram

Three minor girls from the same family drowned in a canal in Kurigram's Bhurungamari upazila on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Shefali Akhter, 5, daughter of Apu Miah, and her cousins -- Sadia Akhter, 5, daughter of Saddam Hossain, and Jasmin Akhter, daughter of Zahurul Islam. They all hail from Baldia village in the upazila.

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Quoting locals and the deceased's family members, police said the three kids went to take bath in a canal nearby their houses on Sunday noon and drowned.

After searching for an hour, family members found the three children's body floating in the water of the canal around 3:00pm, Officer in Charge of Kachakata Police Station Mahabub Alam confirmed the matter. 

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