Two youths died after jumping into a canal from the fourth floor of a building in Lohar Bridge area of Chattogram on Saturday, said police.
The deceased were identified as Mamun, 18, and Hridoy, 13. They were residents of Mohajanpara under Bakolia police station.
Md Abdur Rahim, Officer-in-charge (OC) of Bakolia Police Station, said the youths were taking bath at Chaktai canal in the Lohar Bridge area around 3:30pm.
They jumped into the canal from the building during the bath and an iron rod entered through the throat of one of the victims while legs of another got struck in mud, he said.
Later, rescuers of the Fire Service and Civil Defense department recovered the bodies from the water body, said the police officer.
The bodies were sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy, added the OC.