CHITTAGONG: Six-year-old twin boys were drowned in a pond at Chandanaish upazila in the port city on Friday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Raihan and Borhan, sons of a Mahbubul Haq, a farmer of Dakkhin Hashimpur village in the upazila.
The family members said Borhan was playing with another boy near a pond adjacent to their house. All of a sudden, he fell into the pond.
Raihan jumped into water to protect his brother, said a spot account of the incident.
Hearing screams, family members of the victims rushed to the spot and rescued them around 3:30pm.
They were rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where duty doctors declared them dead.
Police Constable Regan Barua of Chittagong Medical College Hospital Police Outpost confirmed the matter to banglanews.
BDST: 2010 HRS, JUL 06, 2012
Edited by: M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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