Dhaka, April 14 -- Two children drowned in the Kulik River near the Khajana area of Ranisankail upazila, Thakurgaon on Sunday afternoon.

The victims were identified as 10-year-old Yasmin, daughter of Ibrahim of Khajana village, and 8-year-old Taslima, daughter of Yusuf Ali from the Dinajpur Sadar area.

Taslima, who had arrived in Khajana from Dinajpur just the day before to visit her uncle, tragically lost her life alongside her cousin Yasmin while they were playing near the river. Abul Kalam, chairman of Lehembha Union Parishad, confirmed the news of their deaths, reports UNB.

According to local residents and family members, the two girls were playing next to a neighbour's house when they ventured unnoticed into the river to bathe. Af...