Two sisters drown in Kurigram pond

Two minor sisters drowned in a pond of Sardarpara village in Ulipur upazila in the district on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Sadia, 10, and her younger sister Sawda, 9, daughters of Shahadat Hossain of Dharanibari union in the upazila.

Local union parishad member Anwar Hossain said the duo had been living with their grandparents as their parents work in Dhaka.

The sisters fell into the pond while playing beside it and later their bodies were found floating in the water body, he said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh