2 siblings drown while playing in Dinajpur
Published: 08:29 PM, 15 June 2021
Aprul Chandra Sarkar mourning over his 2 children`s death
A brother and his sister drowned in the Karatoya river while playing near their house at Nawabganj in Dinajpur. The death of the siblings has cast a shadow of mourning over the area.
The incident took place at Dangs Ghat area of Binodnagar Union in the upazila on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Anamika, 9, and her brother Arv, 7, both are children of Aprul Chandra Sarkar, a farmer in the same area.
Nawabganj Police Station OC Ashok Kumar Chauhan said two brothers and sisters went to play next to the house in the afternoon. At one stage, they fell into the Karatoya river flowing by the side of the house. Later, the locals rescued them and took them to the Upazila Health Complex, where the doctor declared both dead.
The OC further said that as there was no complaint, the bodies were handed over to the two families without an autopsy. An unnatural death case has been registered in this incident.