A minor child drowned in a pond at Harpara village under Srinagar upazila of the district on Thursday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Ogra Bepari, 3, son of Dulu Bepari of the village.
Father of the deceased said Ogra was playing beside the pond of their house at 3pm on Thursday. Suddenly he fell on the pond and was drowned. He was rescued and sent to upazila health complex but attending doctor declared him dead.