Two friends died after sinking into a quicksand in a shoal of the river Padma in Munshiganj Friday afternoon. Hailing from the capital’s old part, Rafiqul Islam Rocky, 21, and Faizul Islam, 20, and their friends went to the shoal in Mawa to spend the weekend.
When they were playing football in the shoal, three including Rocky and Faizul got stuck in the quicksand, reports our correspondent in Munshiganj.
Local fishermen rescued the three immediately and rushed them to Sreenagar Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared Rocky and Faizul dead, said Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sreenagar Police Station.
Star Online Report