A college student drowned while fishing in Bhadraboti canal of Tarash upazila on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Raju, son of Abdul Hannan and student of Jahir Uddin Science and Technology College.
Saguna UP chairman Abdullah Baki said Raju along with his friends were fishing in the canal.
He fell into the river while fetching the fishing net and drowned, he said.
Later, his body was recovered from the canal, he added.