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Two sisters drowned in a pond in Chandpur

Two sisters drowned in a pond while visiting their grandfather’s house in Haimchar, Chandpur.

The incident took place at Mahjumpur village in Uttar Algi Union No. 2 of the Upazila on Saturday afternoon, October 23.

The deceased were identified as Toha Akhter (08) and Khadija Akhter (06) of the Khalisadhuli area of ​​Chandpur Sadar Upazila. Their fathers’ name is Tofail Dhali (35).

According to police and family sources, Tofail came with his family to visit his father-in-law’s house on Friday, October 22.

Several children, including Toha and her sister Khadija, were playing in the backyard this afternoon. Once, when Toha and Khadija went to the edge of the pond next to their house, they fell into the water.

Later they were found drowning in the water. After rescuing them from the pond, they were taken to Haimchar Upazila Health Complex. The on-duty doctor declared the two of them dead.

Haimchar police officer in charge (OC) Mahbubur Rahman Mollah said that two children died after falling into the water in the pond. No complaint has been lodged with the police station till now.

News Room, October 23, 2021