2 children drowned in Tongibari

Two girl children were drowned in the River Padma in Tongibari upazila while taking bath on Friday. The dead are : Sadia, 8, daughter of Sayed Ahmed, and Trisha Das, 7, daughter of Ratan Das, of Hasail village in the upazila.

Tongibari Thana OC M Abdul Malek said the girls like the other days went to take bath in the river at about 10am and were drowned.

Local people recovered the body at 12 noon.