A schoolboy named Sabbir hossain drowned yesterday in the Shitalakkhya in Gazipur.
The body of Sabbir Hossain, 13, was recovered on Friday afternoon, said Abdus Sattar who is in charge of Kaliganj Fire Service.
He was the son of Kamal Mia of Moktarpur village in Kaliganj and a student of local Sauraid High School.
The boy drowned after he, along with two of his friends, went to take a bath in the river around 3pm during a break of a daylong scout camporee, a local named Nazrul Islam told.
Fire Service divers then searched for two hours and found the body around 5pm, according to Abdus Sattar of Kaliganj Fire Service.