|Published : 17 Oct 2016, 17:59:46|
Siblings, minor drown in Jhenaidah pond
The deaths of three children, including siblings, were reported from Jhenaidah after they drowned in a pond.
Police said the incident took place around 10am on Monday at a village in the districts Kotchandpur Upazila, reports bdnews24.com.
The victim are ‘Riya’, 10, her brother ‘Nirob’, 9, and Murad Hossain, 9, said Kotchandpur police OC Ahmmed Kabir Chowdhury.
Murad’s father Nayan Mia told bdnews24.com that the three had gone to the pond and were playing with a raft.
They drowned after the raft rolled over, he added. The families were informed by a boy who witnessed the incident.
"We rushed to the scene but failed to rescue them," said Mia. –RH