In a separate incident in Chandpur’s Hajiganj Municipality, two children died after drowning in pond water. On Tuesday afternoon, they were rescued from the pond and taken to the Hajiganj Upazila Health Complex, where the doctor declared them dead.
The two dead children are Raisa Akhtar (2) of Ward No. 4 Mokimabad Bepari of Hajiganj Municipality and Md. Yamin (2).
Hajiganj police station officer-in-charge Abdur Rashid confirmed this information.
According to Raisa Akhter’s family sources, her father used to live with her mother in her maternal grandmother’s house as she was abroad. In the afternoon, the house was submerged in the water of the western side of the pond. His father’s house No. 4 is in Sakchipara village of Kalchon Union.
On the other hand, Yamin’s family said that Yamin disappeared at noon. Later his body was found in the water of the pond.
Golam Mawla Naeem, health officer of Hajiganj Upazila Health Complex, said that two children died before being taken to the hospital.