Two boys drowned while playing in a house at Matlab South Upazila of Chandpur. The incident took place around 4:30 pm on Thursday.
The deceased were identified as Minhaj, 3, son of Mizan Mridha of Dighaldi village, and Muktar Mizi Hamzala, 3, of the same village.
Al Amin, a resident of Dighaldi village and an eyewitness, said Minhaj and Hamzala often play together as they are the same age. The mother of two was busy with household chores in the kitchen.
At that time they were playing in the backyard. At one point they fell into the ditch.
After searching few moments, they were rescued from a ditch. relatives rushed the two to the 250-bed Government General Hospital in Chandpur, where doctors declared them dead.
Correspondent: Mahfuz Mallick, June 02,2022