Two cousins drown in river | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 14, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, December 14, 2018

Two cousins drown in river

The bodies of two cousins were recovered from a river in Phulpur upazila under the district on Wednesday night.

The victims were eighth grader Rubel Mia, 14, and his cousin Azizul Islam, 16, of Meda village in the upazila.

Phulpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge (Operation) Mohammad Badrul Alam Khan said Rubel and Azizul drowned in the local Kongsho river while they were taking bath there around 4:00pm on Wednesday.

Informed, police and personnel of Fire Service and Civil Defense rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies from the river around 8:00pm.

The bodies were handed over to their families.

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