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Mother, son killed in Rajshahi car-truck collision

A woman and her son were killed and her husband was injured in head-on collision between their private car and a truck in Muraripur area of Paba upazila on Wednesday night, reports UNB news agency.The deceased were identified as Jebunnesa, 62, wife of Mokhlesur Rahman, 69, and their son Zahurul Islam, 42. They hailed from Shiroil Shantibagh in Rajshahi city.Witnesses ... Read More »

Several killed in collision between bus, three-wheeler in Madaripur

At least three people have died on the spot after a bus rammed a locally-made three-wheeler at Madaripur Sadar Upazila.The accident occurred on the Dhaka-Barisal Highway at Kalabarhi at around 3pm on Saturday, said Madaripur police’s Assistant Superintendent Moniruzzaman Fakir.Police could not identify the victims immediately.Fakir said several others were also injured, expressing fear that the death toll may rise. ... Read More »

Bus overturns killing 3 at Chauddagram

Three people, including a woman, was killed and eight others injured as a bus overturned after hitting a road divider on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Chauddagram upazila headquarters early Sunday.Two of the deceased were identified as Omar Faruk, 29, son of Abul Kalam, resident of Laksam upazila and Monuza Begum, 60, wife of Abdur Razzak, resident of Chouddagram upazila.Mohammad Forhad, officer-in-charge ... Read More »

Seven killed in Mymensingh road crash

At least six people were killed and a minor injured when a truck hit an auto-rickshaw in Bagmara, Tarakanda upazila of Mymensingh on Sunday. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately. Officer in-charge (OC) of Tarakanda police Mazharul Haque said the Netrakona bound CNG auto-rickshaw was hit by the truck around 5:45pm, killing six of the passengers ... Read More »

Two injured in Somalian explosion

At least two people were reported injured in an explosion aboard Daallo Airlines Airbus A321 flight in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.There were conflicting reports about whether flight D3159 made an emergency landing or failed to take off from the Mogadishu International Airport en route to Djibouti. Reports from VOA Somali and indicated a possible fire on board and ... Read More »

Trucks overturns killing 4 labourers in Barapukuria

Four day labourers were killed and three others injured as a truck carrying them plunged into a roadside ditch in front of the main gate of Barapukuria Coal Mine in Parbatipur upazila early Wednesday.The deceased were identified as Rezaul Islam,40, son of Abdul Malek, Ismael Hossain,42, son of late Abdul Karim, Zafrul,38, son of late Nababuddin, and Dilip,36, son of ... Read More »

Chinese miners rescued after 36 days

Four Chinese miners who had been trapped underground for 36 days have been rescued, Chinese state media say.The men were trapped by a cave-in at a gypsum mine in eastern Shandong province in December.China’s CCTV showed dramatic footage of one of the men appearing on the surface and then being taken to hospital.Seventeen people were trapped by the collapse. Another ... Read More »

Land minister’s son dies in road accident

Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif`s son Rana Sherif was killed in a road accident at the eastern side of the Bangabandhu Bridge early today, police and hospital sources said.”The accident took place as a motor vehicle hit the microbus of Rana , 41, injuring him seriously at about 7am. Later he succumbed to his injuries at Tangail General Hospital at ... Read More »

4 died on Bangabandhu Bridge

At least four people were killed and 20 injured in several accidents on the Bangabandhu Bridge due to dense fog, leading to snapping vehicular movement on the bridge on Saturday.Bangabandhu Bridge police station (east) officer-in-charge Akhiruzzaman said a bus rammed a truck from behind, leaving four killed and 12 injured around 6:30am.Traffic stopped on the bridge as both the vehicles ... Read More »

University students killed in Trishal highway

Two students of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University were killed in a road accident in Dorirampur area on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh on Monday evening.The deceased are Abdullah Al Mamun, 20, first year student of computer science and engineering department of the university and Mahfuzur Rahman, 22, third year student of the same department.Police and university ... Read More »

5-year-old Nirab slips into manhole, dies

Dhaka – Five-year-old boy Nirob who fell into a manhole in the city’s Shyampur area on Tuesday afternoon has died. Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital declared him dead when he was taken to the hospital after being rescued from the Buriganga River in a unconscious state, said Dr Dalia. Fire Service divers rescued Nirob from the Buriganga River at ... Read More »

3 women among 5 killed one hurt in Comilla truck-CNG collision

Comilla – Five people including three women were killed and another injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Comilla-Noakhali regional highway at Fatehpur in Laksam upazila headquarters on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified as Jasimuddin, 30, Rozina Islam, 22, wife of Sirajul Islam, Mohsena, 35, wife of Jahiruddin, and Nasreen Begum, 24, daughter ... Read More »

Russian plane crash: UK suspects bomb was placed in hold

UK investigators looking at what caused a Russian airliner to crash in Egypt believe a bomb was put in the hold prior to take-off, the BBC has learned. The UK government suspended all flights to and from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh two days ago. The move came after it said the incident was likely to be have been ... Read More »

Fisherman killed in Noakhali boat capsize

A fisherman was drowned when the boat capsized in the Meghna river at Thengarchar under Hatiya upazila of the district early this morning.The victim was identified as M Kamal Uddin, 25, son of M Zafarullah, a resident of Purba Char Majid village under Subarnachar upazila of the district. Read More »

Six of a family injured in kitchen gas burner explosion in Dhaka

Dhaka – Six people, including five members of a family, received burn injuries, three of them critically, in a gas explosion due to leakage of gas from a kitchen burner in the city’s Ashkona on Sunday morning. The injured people were identified as Rehana Akhter, 40, wife Saudi Arabia expatriate Abul Kashem, her daughter Afsana Akhter, 20, two sons– Rezanul ... Read More »

Death toll in Mina Hajj stampede rising

At least 717 pilgrims were killed on Thursday in a stampede outside the Muslim holy city of Makkah, Saudi authorities said, the worst disaster to strike the annual Hajj pilgrimage in 25 years. At least 805 others were injured in the crush at Mina, a few kilometres east of Makkah, caused by two large groups of pilgrims arriving together at ... Read More »

Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali dies in Singapore

Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali has died. Doctors at the Singapore General Hospital pronounced him dead around 11am local time, the Bangladesh High Commissioner in Singapore Mahbub Uz Zaman told The 67-year-old was flown to Singapore on Sep 5 after he was diagnosed with pneumonia. Earlier, he was being treated at the BIRDEM Hospital in Dhaka. Read More »

2 killed in road crash in Tangail

Two people were killed and four others injured in a head-on collision between two trucks at Kudimdhalla in Mirzapur upazila early Monday. The deceased were identified as Joynal Abedin, 45, a cattle trader, and Jamshed Ali, 50, a truck driver, both hailing from Brahmanbaria district. Read More »

One Bangladeshi dead, 40 injured Makkah crane collapse

One Bangladeshi has been identified among 107 victims, who died in Makkah crane collapse on Friday. Deceased Abul Kashem hailed from Karnaphuli area of Chittagong, Bangladesh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Golam Moshi has been quoted to have said. The officials of the Bangladesh mission in Saudi Arabia identified the body of Kashem kept at the mortuary of a local hospital, ... Read More »

4 killed in three train accidents in Tangail, Comilla

Four people, including a woman, were killed in three train accidents in Tangail and Comilla districts on Saturday. In Tangail, two people were killed and another injured as ‘Moitri Express’ rammed an auto-rickshaw at Kalimajani level crossing in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail district on Saturday evening. Read More »