Two die in Rangamati landslide

Dhaka,  Mon,  21 August 2017
Published : 12 Jun 2017, 18:20:59
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Two die in Rangamati landslide

Two die in Rangamati landslide
Two children were killed in separate incidents of landslide in Rangamati town and Kaptai on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Naima Aktar, 5, daughter of Shahjahan of Rangamati sadar upazila and Md Ramjan Ali, 8, son of Md Selim Mia of Natunbazar area in Kaptai, reports UNB.

Witnesses said a large chunk of a mud collapsed on the house of Shahjahan at the foot of a hill around 11am due to heavy downpour since Sunday, leaving Naima dead on the spot in Police Lines area in the town.

However, other members of the family managed to escape.

Kaptai upazila parishad chairman Dildar Hossain said another child Ramjan Ali was killed as a big chunk of mud fell on his house in Natunbazar area.

Meanwhile, vehicular movement on Kaptai-Chittagong road was suspended due to landslide.
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