Sunday, January 20, 2019 | ePaper

Hill slides kill four in Ctg

  • Print

Fire fighting units rushed in two incidents of hill slides and rescued 3 people including a child at Akbar Shah thana in Port City on Sunday.

UNB, Chattogram :
At least four people including two women and a minor girl were killed in two separate incidents of hill slides in the port city early Sunday following continuous rainfall for last several days due to the influence of Cyclone Titli.
The deceased were identified as Noorjahan, 45, wife of Nur Mohammad, her mother Bibi Zahura, 63, three-year Faizunnesa and Nurul Alam Nantu, 30. Two women and the baby girl were killed after a portion of a hill collapsed in Jhil area of Firoj Shah Colony around 2:30 am, said Rezaul Kabir, senior station officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence office in Shah Akbar.
Besides, Nurul Alam, was killed as a heavy chunk of hill collapsed on his house in Hillview residential area in Panchlaish around 1:30 am, said Enamul Haque, in-charge of Bayezid    Fire Station and Civil Defence station.
On information, two firefighting units rushed in and rescued three people including a child as critically injured.
The injured were taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Nurul dead around 2:40 am, he added.

More News For this Category

 People spontaneously gave mandate for AL, says PM

People spontaneously gave mandate for AL, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the people of the country spontaneously gave their verdict in favour of Awami League's manifesto in the December-30 election to free the country

Counselling of students planned

M M Jasim :The Education Ministry has taken a plan to make the counselling among the students in all the educational institutions every day to eliminate trend of committing suicide.The

Indian opposition stages giant jt rally to oust Modi

Kolkata, India (Reuters) :India's main opposition parties joined forces against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday at a rally which attracted hundreds of thousands of people months ahead of elections.The

Yet another mother gang-raped in Noakhali

Staff Reporter : Mother of three children was  gang-raped by three persons at gun point in her house at Nabogram village in Dhansiri union of Kabirhat upazila in Noakhali district  on

BNP unlikely to join UZ elections

Still reeling from the shock of its massive defeat in the 11th parliamentary election, BNP is unlikely to join the upcoming upazila elections as most of its senior and grassroots

Sensitive borders come under smart digital surveillance

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :The Ministry of Home Affairs has sought budgetary supports of Tk 360 crore to install 'smart digital border surveillance and technical response system' on borders designated as

Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon tonight

Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon tonight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP)  :Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one.The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar

15 Film and TV stars buy AL forms for reserved seats

Staff Reporter :At least 15 film and TV stars bought Awami League nomination forms for the reserved seats of the 11th National Parliament. A total of 1510 female MP aspirants

18 more killed

Staff Reporter : Roads have become deaths trap again; no law or rule appears effective on the road and high-way.At least 18 more persons were killed and several others critically

AL celebrates victory to hide moral defeat: Fakhrul

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Saturday accused the ruling AL of celebrating its victory in the December 30 election in order to divert people's attention from "vote rigging"."They