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Schoolgirl drowns in pond near JU

  • Published at 08:53 pm November 9th, 2014

A minor girl drowned in a pond in the Kalabagan area near Jahangirnagar University (JU) in Savar yesterday. 

The girl, Jannatul Ferdous, 13, was the daughter of Liakat Hossain, a cleaner of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall in JU.

Jannatul was a class-six student of the Jahangirnagar University School and College.

Around 11am, Jannatul fell into the pond while playing with her friends by the edge of the pond.

Locals rescued her in a critical condition and took to the JU Medical Centre where the duty doctors declared her dead around 12:15pm.

Dr Birendra Kumar Biswas of the JU Medical Centre said the victim was dead wben she was brought to the centre at noon.