A boy drowned in a canal in Dabua village under Rauzan upazila of Chittagong yesterday.
The victim, Mithu Dey, 17, of Banshkhali upazila, was visiting his sister's in-law's house, said a fire service official.
Mithu went to a makeshift toilet on the bank of Dabua canal around 8:30am and fell into the canal by slipping. As there was strong current in the canal, he drowned, said the official. Later, divers recovered the body.