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Three minors drown in Sherpur

  • Published at 12:33 pm July 12th, 2018
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The bodies were recovered Wednesday night

Three minor boys drowned in a water body at Kauner char in Sribordi upazila of Sherpur district.

The deceased are Nur Mohammad, 7, son of Fakir Ali; Mohammad Ali, 7, son of Shukur Ali; and Riyad Mia, 6, son of Sohrab Ali, of the village.

Rezaul Haq, officer-in-charge of Sribordi police station, said the three children slipped into the water body while playing near the bank on Wednesday.

Later in the evening, locals found Nur’s body floating in the river.

Acting on information, divers from the local fire service went to the site and recovered all the boy’s bodies around 10:30pm.