Police: 2 children drown in Dinajpur

Two children drowned at separate places in Dinajpur on Friday, police said.

Swadhin Islam, 13, son of Sirajul Islam of Aftabganj of Nawabganj upazila drowned while taking bath in a pond at the Shiv Mandir area with other children, said sub-inspector Rezaul Islam, in-charge of the Aftabganj police outpost in Nawabganj.

The fire service divers later recovered his body and handed it over to his relatives, he said

Meanwhile, a 9-year-old girl, Shimla Akhter, daughter of Abdus Salam of Shankarpur in Birol upazila, drowned in a pond at Shankarpur mahalla on Friday afternoon, police said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh