BRAC university student drowns in Bay

United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Published: 14:33, Aug 18,2018 | Updated: 16:25, Aug 18,2018


A student of BRAC University drowned in the Bay of Bengal at Laboni point on the sea beach on Saturday morning.

The deceased was identified as Iftekhar Alam Abir, 25, of Feni Sadar upazila.

Maksudul Alam, sub-inspector of tourist police, said Abir was washed away by strong wave while he was taking a bath along with friends around 8:30am.

Being rescued by divers, he was taken to Cox’s Bazar General Hospital where he was declared dead around 9:30am, said Khandaker Farid Uddin, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.

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