Update April 6, 2015

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Nor’wester storm kills 15 in Bogra

Sumel Sarker

bogra

Nor’wester kills 15 in Bogra

Bogra, 05 April 2015, Nirapad News: At least 15 people were killed as a nor’wester lashed in different areas in Bogra district on Saturday evening. Scores are also injured in the storm.

Besides, the storm made a huge damage of crops and establishments. It had also uprooted some thousands of trees resulting electric supply a halt.

Police sources said that four persons were killed in sadar upazila, 3 in Shahjahanpur, 3 in Sariakandi, 2 in Kahalu and one in Dhunat, Sonatala and Gabtali upazilas each due to the nor’wester.

Bogra additional police super (Special Branch) Arifur Rahman Mandal confirmed the matter.

However, the storm made a huge damage of corps in the area and halted road communication as trees had fallen on roads. It has also destroyed hundreds of mud-built and semi-pucca houses.

Moreover, the entire district has been suffering a blackout as power supply has yet to be restored due to the storm.

Authorities concerned could confirm about the return of electricity.

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