2 cousins submerge in Mrighi river in Sherpur
Sherpur Correspondent: Two cousins submerged in the Mrighi river in Uttar Kaliganj area of Sherpur district town on Sunday night.
The deceased were identified as Arafat Islam, 6, son of Hafizur Rahman and Sohana Begum, 3, daughter of Beauty Begum, both resident of the area, reports UNB.
Locals said Beauty along with daughter Sohana moved to her brother’s house in the area on Sunday afternoon.
Later Arafat and Sohana went to the bank of the river for playing around 5pm and went missing.
After a crowning search, local rescued Sohana’s body in the evening from the river.
A team of diver led by Mosatafizur Rahman, assistant deputy director of Sherpur Fire Station conducted a rescue drive but plucked to trace Arafat.
Later, a diver team from Meymensingh rushed to the spot and recovered the body of Arafat around 12am.