The deceased and his friends went for a swim in the lake
A tourist has drowned while swimming in Shaheed Siraj Lake, popularly known as Niladri Lake, in Sunamganj’s Tahirpur upazila.
The deceased is Rakib Hasan, 21, from Dhaka’s Mirpur area.
The incident happened on Thursday afternoon, confirmed Dr Fayez Nuri Hasan of Tahirpur Upazila Health Complex.
A friend of the deceased said their group of eight to ten people went for a swim in the lake, when Rakib drowned.
Later, they rushed him to Tahirpur Upazila Health Complex where on-duty doctors declared him dead.