A young man fell sick while taking bath at Kuakata beach and died yesterday.
The victim, Bablu, was son of late Muslim Miah of Dhopakata village in Jhenidah Sadar upazila, Officer in Charge (OC) of Mohipur Police Station Moniramnazzaman said.
Quoting witnesses, police said a group of 55 tourists arrived in Kuakata yesterday morning.
Around 12:00noon, three to four of them, including Babul, went to the beach to take a bath.
At one stage of bating, Babul fell to the ground and went fainted.
Locals rescued Babul and took him to Kuakata Hospital, where the doctors declared him dead, the OC added.