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Three drown in Rangamati flood water

Two children and a man reportedly drowned in flood water at Baghaichhari upazila in Rangamati district.Their bodies were recovered from separate places in the upazila on Thursday.

The deceased were Jewel, 7, son of Mohsin, of Madrasa Para under Baghaichhari Municipality, Rahul Barua, 10, son of Arun Barua of Banglatli union, and Kaola, 40, of Masalong Dipupara under Sajek union.

Locals said Jewel was swept away by flood water on Tuesday (August 8). Later, on Thursday afternoon, being informed, police recovered his body from Kader Member Para area.

Meanwhile, Rahul Barua drowned while he was taking bathe in flood water in the afternoon. Local people rescued him around 3 pm and took to Baghaichhari Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.

On the other hand, police recovered the body of Kaola from the banks of the Kachalong river in Machalong Dipupara area.

Baghaichhari UNO Rumana Akter confirmed the news.

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