Two minors drowned in an inundated cropland beside their houses at Dakkhin Kamargaon Mathpara village under Sreenagar upazila here on Monday noon.
The deceased were identified as Shahed, 6, son of Shawkat Sheikh and a student of Class I at Dakkhin Kamargaon Government Primary School and Abir, 5, son of Shahin Sheikh and a student at Texas Kindergarten.
Locals said the minors came from their respective schools and were playing beside the inundated land when they fell into it. One of their friends Siam saw this and informed their relatives.
Hearing the news, the relatives rushed in, rescued Abir first and admitted him to Upazila Health Complex. After sometimes, the body of Shahed also floated and was rushed to the health complex where on-duty doctor declared both dead.