Update 15 সেকেন্ড

Dhaka 6-53 pm, 04-March, 2021

6 killed in Chittagong landslide due to heavy rain

Mirajul Moin Joy

19 July 2015, Nirapad News: At least six people have been killed following landslide and heavy downpour in Chittagong’s city’s Bayezid Bostami and Lalkhan areas.

Police said three members of a family were killed in a landslide in Amin Colony area of Bayezid Bostami at 2:30am on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Shahjahan’s son Farid, 12, and his two daughters Ummay Salma, 2, and Bibi Moriam, 5.

He said on information, fire servicemen rushed to the spot and took the victims to the Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where the on-duty doctors declared them dead.

Besides, three people, two of them of a same family, were killed in a wall collapse caused due to heavy downpours in Lalkhan Bazaar’s Pura Colony area at 1:30am on Sunday.

Chittagong City’s Fire Service and Civil Defence Deputy Assistant Director Jasim Uddin confirmed the deaths to the press.

He said fire fighters rushed them to CMCH where the duty doctors declare them dead.

The deceased are Moriam Begum, 30, her daughter Suraia, 2, and another Akhi, 5.

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