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2 kids drown in Patuakhali

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Patuakhali: Two children drowned in a river while taking bath at Boloikathi village in Sadar upazila on Mon-day.
The deceased were identified as Mim, 8, daughter of Afzal Gharami and Arafat, 10, son of Ashraf Gharami of the village.
Quoting local people, police said Mim, Al-Amin and Arafat went to the river for taking bath in the afternoon. At one stage, Mim and Arafat went missing.
On information, a firefighting unit went to the spot and conducted a salvage operation but failed to trace the bodies till 6 pm, said Firoz Alam, senior station officer of Patuakhali Fire Service.