Two minor children died after they drowned in pond and floodwater at Belkuchi upazila in Sirajganj on Thursday (August 17).
The deceased were identified as Nirob, 6, son of Abdul Awal of Nagpati village under Rajapur union of Belkuchi, and Hazrat Ali, 8, son Jahurul Islam of Borha village under Daulatpur union of the upazila.
Nirab went missing at noon when he was taking bath in floodwater at Nagpati village. Later, his relatives recovered his floating body from the floodwater.
On the other hand, Ali along with some other children went to a pond at Borha village to take bath. At one stage, he went under water. Later, his body was found floating in the pond.