A minor girl drowned in floodwater at Sthalachar village in Enayetpur upazila on Friday, agencies report. The deceased was identified as Rajia Khatun,6, daughter of Abdul Karim of the village.
Officer-in-charge of Enayetpur Police Station Rashidul Hasan Biswas said Rajia drowned as she fell into floodwater at her courtyard in the afternoon. Family members with the help of local people recovered her floating body.
A pall of gloom descended upon the area following the incident.