LAKSHMIPUR: Two minor siblings drown in a pond at Char Falowan village in Raipur upazila of Lakshmipur on Tuesday noon (Nov 14).
The deceased were identified as Tanu, 4 and Pias, 3, children of one farmer Hasan Ahmed of the village.
Locals said the duo was playing near a pond while family members were away. At point, Pias accidentally fell in the pond and Tanu tried to save him. As a result, both of them drowned. Later their bodies were discovered floating on the water.
Raipur Union Parishad (UP) chairman Shafiul Azam Chowdhury confirmed the death news to Banglanews.
BDST: 1915 HRS, NOV 14, 2017