Alexa Baby drowned in Meghna

Baby drowned in Meghna


Published: 20:46 11 September 2019  

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A baby has drowned in the Meghna River at Araihazar in Narayanganj.

The incident took place on Wednesday noon in the Tatuakanda area of the upazila. The deceased has been identified as Saima the daughter of Akhtar Hossain, a Malaysian expatriate hailed from Jangalia of Rampurpara in the upazila. 

Naziruddin Bhuiyan, chairman of Ucitpur UP, said, “Two days ago Saima went to a visit of Tatuakanda, her maternal uncle’s house, with her family. She was to sink while bathing in the Meghna River on Wednesday. Later, she was rescued and taken to the Upazila Health Complex where the doctor declared death.