Bangladesh, May 12 -- Police have recovered the bodies of two boys from ditchwater a day after they went missing in Sirajganj's Shahjadpur Upazila.

They are Abu Bakr, 4, and his cousin Yasin, 5, who was identified with a single name.

The bodies were sent to Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital for autopsy after the recovery at Jalalpur village on Sunday afternoon, said Abdur Razzaque, chief of Enayetpur Police Station.

The reason for their death will be known when the post-mortem examination reports are available, he added.

Mamun, an uncle of Bakr who gave a single name, said the two boys' mothers are sisters and the boys came to visit their maternal relatives.

They went missing after starting to play in a pile of sa...