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Brother and sister drowned in Mohalchhari

CHTJ Desk, KHAGRACHHARI: Two minor children have drowned at a canal at Sawmill Para area under Mohalchhari Upazila in Khagrachhari district on Tuesday afternoon.

The two were identified as Urmi Chakma, 07 and Anion Chakma, 03 both child of Arben Chakma of same area under same upazila in the district.

Officer-in-charge of Mohalchhari police station Md Semaiun Kabir Chowdhury said Urmi Chakma and his younger Anion Chakma went to nearby canal to take bath at around 2.30pm on Tuesday. But both they were drowned at the canal. Sensing the incident locals rescued them immediately and took them at Mohalchhari Upazila Health Complex, where the on duty doctors declared them death. A pall of gloom was prevailing in the whole village after the horrific incident. (chtj-desk/Khagra).