Nor’wester storm 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.