Published:  01:30 AM, 18 September 2023

Three children drown in Habiganj

 
Three children drowned in three separate ponds in Madhobpur and Sadar upazilas of Habiganj district on Saturday.

The deceased were identified as Fatema, hailed from Daspara village and Nilima Debnath, 2, an inhabitant of Etakhola village in Madhobpur upazila and one and a half-year old Shifa Akter, a resident of Bahula village in Sadar upazila.

Fatema and Nilima drowned in the ponds adjacent to their houses while they were playing near the water bodies respectively in the noon. After recovering them from the separate ponds, they were rushed to Madhobpur Upazila Health Complex where the duty-doctor declared them dead.

Besides, Shifa drowned in another pond on Saturday afternoon at Bahula in Habiganj sadar upazila, said Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sadar Thana Ajoy Chandra Dev.



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