Two cousins drowned in a pond on Friday near their house.
They are Suchona Mollick, 10, daughter of Binoy Mollick, and Sotabdi Mollick, 7, daughter of Bipul Mollick of Kornigram village, in Rajnagar upazila of the district.
Suchona was a student of Class four and Sotabdi was two. Locals said the cousins all on a sudden fell into the pond while playing on its bank, and drowned at around 6:00pm. Ashkir Khan, chairman of Rajnagar upazila, said locals recovered the body from the pond.