Youth drowns in Karnaphuli River

A youth drowned in the Karnaphuli River in Kaptai upazila of Rangamati district on Tuesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Sourov Mallik, 30, son of Dayal Mallik of Chandraghona union of the upazila.

Family members said Sourov went for a bath in the Karnaphuli River at 11 am and drowned.

Later, he was rescued by locals and taken to Kaptai Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.

Resident Medical Officer of the hospital Dr Omar Farooq Rony said the deceased was a patient with epilepsy.

Kaptai police station officer-in-charge Nasir Uddin said an unnatural death case was filed in this regard.

Source: United News of Bangladesh