21 May 2024, 20:49

Two siblings drown in Lakshmipur pond

LAKSHMIPUR, May 21, 2024 (BSS) - Two minor siblings drowned in a pond at Kamalpur village of Bhabaniganj union under Sadar upazila of the district today.

The deceased were identified as Nafiza Mubarak Madiha, 8, and her brother Md Omar, 5, children of businessman Raju Ahmed of Kamalpur village of the upazila.

Nafiza was the class one grade student of a local school and Omar was the student of play group student.

Locals said when they were playing near a pond of their house at around 12:30pm this afternoon. At point, Omar fell in the pond and Nafiza tried to save her brother Omar. As a result, both of them drowned into the pond.

Later, they were rescued from the pond and taken to Sadar Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared them dead.

Bhabaniganj Union Parishad (UP) Chairman Saiful Hasan Roni confirmed matter.

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