Two minor sisters have drowned in a pond in Kulaura Upazila of Moulvibazar district.
Victims Sharmin Begum Mim, 6, and Omi Begum, 2, were the daughters of Shahin Ahmed, a resident of South Giasnagar village in the upazila, said Joychandi Union Chairman Kamar Uddin Ahmed Kamru.
Victims’ family members spotted their pairs of shoes in the pond adjacent to their home around 10:00pm on Saturday after their going missing in the afternoon, according to Kulaura Police.
Being informed, police retrieved the girls and rushed to Kulaura Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared them dead, said officer in-charge of the police station Md Shamin Musa.
An unnatural death case was filed with the police station in this regard, the OC added.