Two minor children have drowned in floodwater at Atiapara and Bhogburi Khankasharifpara villages in Domar upazila of Nilphamari district.
The deceased were identified as Shila Akhter, 2, daughter of Sharif Miah of Atiapara, and Sadeque, 3, son of Azizul Haque of Bhogburi Khankasharifpara in the upazila, reports UNB.
Moazzem Hossain, officer-in-charge of Domar Police Station, said Shila went missing on Sunday afternoon.
Family members recovered the floating body from the courtyard around 8 pm after a hectic search.
Sadeque was playing with other children inside their house on Monday noon. At one stage, he went out of the house unnoticed and drowned in the floodwater.
Later, family members recovered the floating body from the backside of their kitchen around 7 pm, the OC said..