Three children drown while playing
Published: 06:30 PM, 4 August 2020 Updated: 06:40 PM, 4 August 2020
Three children have died in separate drowning incidents at Sreebardi upazila in Sherpur on Tuesday afternoon.
The deceased have been identified as Mosafir, son of Monir Miah of Changpara area of the upazila, Siam, son of Afaz Uddin of Nilkhiya Bazar and Jannat, daughter of Rashed Miah of the same area.
Police and locals said that the three children were playing outside their houses. They suddenly fell into the water in the nearby ponds. Later, the family members rescued them from the pond and took them to Sreebardi Upazila Health Complex, where doctors pronounced the trio dead.
Sreebardi Upazila Health Complex Medical Officer Dr Amir Hossain said three children from different places were taken to hospital. They all died on the spot.
Sreebardi Police Station OC Rahul Amin Talukdar said that on information, police were sent to the hospital.