The incident took place just before iftar
A two-year-old child has drowned after falling into a pond.
The incident took place in Bijoypur village in the Sadar union of Fulgazi Upazila in Feni just before iftar on Friday.
The victim Ariful Islam is the son of Ayub Ali, a resident of the same area.
According to Ayub Ali, the victim’s mother went to the pond to fetch water just before iftar on Friday. Ariful had followed her and reached the bank of the pond. She was unaware of Ariful following her.
“When she was done fetching water, she suddenly saw Ariful in the pond,” said Ayub.
“Family members rushed to the spot when they heard her crying and yelling. Later he was rescued and taken to Feni Sadar Hospital. There the doctors on duty declared Ariful dead,” he said.
Confirming the incident, Officer-in-Charge of Fulgazi police station Md Kutub Uddin said a case of unnatural death had been filed in this regard.