Two four-year-old boys drowned in a pond at Fulmalirchala village in Ghatail upazila of the district yesterday.
The deceased, Safi, son of Abdul Halim, and Rafi, son of Habibur Rahman of the village, were cousins. They were students of a local madrasa.
Quoting family members, Enamul Haque Chowdhury, officer-in-charge (Investigation) of Ghatail Police Station, said the two accidentally fell into the pond on their way to home from the madrasa.
Later, locals recovered the bodies from the pond, said the OC.