An SSC examinee who suffered from epilepsy drowned in a pond while taking a bath in Koyra upazila of Khulna on Friday.
Priya Majhi, 16, was daughter of Nitish Majhi of Khodolkati village under Moheshboripur union. She was sitting her SSC exams from a local high school this year.
Mony Roy, a member of the union parishad, said Priya drowned in the pond, possibly due to an epilepsy attack that affected her while bathing.
Later, locals recovered her body from the water body, Mony added.