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3 drown in Padma River in Rajshahi

  • Published at 10:15 pm April 21st, 2019
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The deceased were two sisters and their cousin

Three children have drowned while bathing in the Padma River in Rajshahi.

The incident took place at Meerganj in Bagha upazila around 12:30pm on Sunday.

The deceased were sisters Zeem, 17, and Esha Khatun, 9, both daughters of Zillur Rahman, and their cousin, Shipra Khatun, 12.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bagha police station Mohsin Ali confirmed the matter.

"Doctors declared them dead after local people took them to nearby Charghat Upazila Health Complex," the OC said.