Private university student drowns to death at Cox’s Bazar beach

September 8, 2021

A private university student drowned to death at Cox’s Bazar sea beach today.
Deceased Taufique Mokbul (22), a resident of Dhaka’s Adabor area, was a third year student of Computer Science department at BRAC University.
Taufique along with his two friends – Sadman Sakib andSoad Ahmad Yasin — were bathing in the sea at Hotel Seagull Point of Cox’s Bazar sea beach around 1:30pm, Superintendent of Tourist Police Md Jillur Rahman told our staff correspondent.
According to beach management source, they were washed away by the tide this noon. Lifeguards rescued them and rushed them to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital.
Sakib said, doctor declared Taufique dead when they were taken to the hospital.
Confirming the death, SP Md Jillur said, Yasin is now undergoing treatment at the hospital.
The body was kept at the hospital morgue, said Additional Deputy Commissioner Md Abu Sufian.

-With The Daily Star input

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