3 female students drowns in Turag, another missing

Three female students drowned and another went missing while taking bath in the Turag River at Painshile UttarPara in Sadar upazila of Gazipur district on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Richi Akter, a class nine student of Bhawal Mirzapur High School, Irin, a local madrasha student and Maya Akhter, a class eight student of Bhawal Mirzapur Hazi Jamir Uddin High School.

Besides, Ria Akter, a class three student and sister of dead Richi was missing with fire service divers searching the river for her.

Fire Service sources said, five students went to the river close to their home to take bath in the afternoon.

At one stage, three of them drowned while another went missing. One more student managed to swim ashore.

On information, the divers from Gazipur and Tongi Fire Service rushed to the spot and recovered the three bodies.

Source: United News of Bangladesh