Moulvibazar Correspondent : Two minor girls drowned and another injured in a pond of Sultanpur area in Moulvibazar Sadar Upazila on Monday (May 28).
The deceased were identified as Anjana Akther, 7, daughter of Chand Miah, hailed from Purakanda village under Bajidpur Upazila of Kishoreganj, and Tania Akther, 7, daughter of Siddik Ali, from Baherbali village of the same upazila.
Informed by locals, Anjana, Tania, and Ayesha (injured) were playing on the bank of the pond at noon. Later, three of them went down to the water to bathe and droned.
A youth, after spotting Ayesha drown, jumped into the pond to rescue her. However, Ayesha informed the youth of two others who had drowned. Doctors declared Tania and Anjan dead when taken to Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital.
Moulvibazar municipality councilor Anisuzzaman Bayes confirmed the incident.