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2 siblings drown in Laxmipur

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Tuesday 14 November, 2017 08:57:23 pm

2 siblings drown in Laxmipur

Laxmipur, Nov 14 (UNB) – Two minor siblings drowned in a pond in Charfaloan area in Raipura upazila on Tuesday noon. 

Quoting family members, police said the two siblings -- Tonu, 3, and Pias, 4 -- children of Hasan Ali, a farmer by profession, slipped into the pond while playing at noon. 

Later, local people spotted their bodies floating on the pond after a frantic search, said officer-in-charge of Raipura Police Station AKM Azizur Rahman Miah. 

A pall of gloom descended on the area following the incident.