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Tourist drowns in Sitakuda lake

A 26-year-old tourist drowned while taking bath in Sahasradhara lake in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram on Friday, a fire official said.

Mahfuz bin Iqbal, son of Jafar Iqbal, was taking a bath in the lake along with his five friends when he was swept away by strong water currents, said Shariful Islam, the station officer of Sitakunda Fire Services.

His body was fished out by divers around 5pm, he said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh