Two children died and another sustained injuries as a heap of soil collapsed on them while they were playing at Gordah village of Mirpur upazila yesterday.
The dead were Akash Ahmed, 12, son of Montu Mondol; and Toriqul Islam, 11, son Hasem Ali Mondol of the village.
The injured is Likhon Ali, 10, son of Nasir Uddin of the same village.
The three children were playing beside a pile of soil, kept for sale by a brick kiln owner when a large section of the pile slid down on the boys around 3:00pm, Abdul Aziz, OC of Mirpur Police Station, quoted locals as saying.
Locals rescued the three boys in unconscious state after digging for about half an hour.
After they were taken to , Mirpur Upazila Health Complex doctors declared two of them dead, Abdul Aziz added.