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BRAC university student drowns in Cox’s Bazar

A BRAC University student drowned on Wednesday while bathing in the sea along Cox’s Bazar beach, local police said.

The dead was identified as Taufique Mokbul (22), a resident of Dhaka’s Adabor area. He was a third year student of the Computer Science department of the university.

Cox’s Bazar Zone Additional Superintendent of Police Mohammad Mohi Uddin said the Taufique was with a group of three friends who were bathing in the sea at Hotel Seagull Point of Cox’s Bazar sea beach around 1:30pm.

When they were washed away by the tide, lifeguards rescued them and brought them to a nearby medical facility where the on duty doctor declared Taufique dead.

Cox’s Bazar District Administration Executive Magistrate (Tourism Cell) Murad Islam also confirmed the student’s death.

Source: United News of Bangladesh