Two children drown in pond | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, November 21, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:44 AM, November 21, 2019

Two children drown in pond

Two minor boys drowned in a pond in Kalihati upazila of the district on Monday.

They deceased are identified as Nahid Hossain, 4, son of Jahid Hossain, and Abir Hossain, 4, son of Abu Bakkar, of Baniabari area under Elenga municipality.

Barkat Ali, a ward councillor of the municipality, said the two boys accidentally slipped into the pond near their houses while playing on its bank around 9:00am.

Villagers spotted their floating body, rescued them and took them to Tangail General Hospital, where the doctors declared them dead, the councillor said. 

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