One killed, 10 injured in Rangamati road accident

One killed, 10 injured in Rangamati road accident


One person was killed and 10 others were injured when a tourist jeep turned turtle near Sajek valley in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati district last evening.Police said the accident happened when the tourists carrying jeep turned turtle as the driver lost control over steering of the vehicle. Driver Apru Marma died on the spot.

Of the injured, nine tourists were admitted to Khagrachhari Sadar Hospital with the help of locals. One tourist was sent to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition.Mohammad Nurul Anwar, officer-in-charge of Sajek police station, confirmed the incident.20 maunds of jatka seized in Barguna BSS, BargunaMembers of Coastguard in a drive seized 20 maunds of jatka (small hilsa) and arrested two persons from two trawlers in the Bishkhali river on Friday.Lieutenant S A Rrouf, commander of Patharghata Coastguard Station, said a team of the Coastguard seized the banned jatka (Hilsa fry) from two trawlers in the Bishkhali river and arrested fishermen Sarwar Hossain and Shahjahan.Later, the fishermen were produced before a mobile court of executive magistrate Mohammad Iqabal Hossain. The court fined them to Taka 2,000 each for illegal catching of banned Hilsa fry in the river.The seized Hilsa were distributed among the local poor and orphans, the Coastguard sources said.BSS, Khagrachhari


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