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Bangladeshi student drowns in Australian ocean

 News Desk :: news-desk

 Published: 09:52 PM, 3 November 2018   Updated: 09:52 PM, 3 November 2018



A Bangladeshi student drown after jumping from the cliff into the lagoon at Wattamolla Beach in South Royal National Park of Sydney on Thursday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Rayat Bin Mustafiz, 20, son of Mustafizur Rahman, a bank official of Bisnupur inCumilladistrict town.

Family members said three Bangladeshi students--Rayat,Baponand Faisal--on Thursday went to Sydney National Park for an outing. As part of their amusement, they jumped into the water from a cliff into the lagoon for a bath.

At one stage, during swimming, Rayat told other friends that he could not swim and unfortunately drowned in the water although his friends tried to save him.

Later, rescuers rushed in and recovered the body from the lagoon, they added.

The other two, however, were taken to St George Hospital in a stable condition.

Daily Bangladesh/Sohug