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12:00 AM, August 23, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, August 23, 2019

3 kids drown

Three children drowned in Netrakona and Kishoreganj in the last two days.

A four-year-old boy drowned in a pond at Krishtapur village in Netrakona’s Kalmakanda upazila yesterday.

The deceased was identified as Zakir Hossain, son of Nabi Hossain of the village.

Zakir accidentally fell into the pond while playing on its bank and drowned, said Officer-in-Charge of Kalmakanda Police Station Md Mazharul Karim.

Later, locals recovered the body from the pond, said the OC.

Meanwhile, two kids drowned in Nandail upazila of Mymensingh on Wednesday, police said.

Makaddis Bhiyan, 5, drowned in a pond at Hayatpur village in Nandail around 5:00pm.

Makaddis, son of Mamun Bhuiyan, accidentally fell into the pond while playing on its bank with other children.

In another incident, three-year-old Shamima Akter drowned in a pond at Pachpara area.

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