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Lightning kills 5 in Sylhet, Habiganj

Dhaka – Five people, including two schoolgirls, were killed in separate lightning strikes in Sylhet and Habiganj districts on Monday, unb news agency reported. In Sylhet, two schoolgirls were killed and another was injured as a thunderbolt struck them amid rain at Laxmiprasad village in Jaintapur upazila around 4pm on their way home from their school. Read More »

Bullet from own rifle kills Jhenidah cop

Jhenidah – A police constable was killed by a bullet fired accidentally from his own rifle at Kotchandpur Police Station in Kotchandpur upazila on Monday.Mohammad Altaf Hossain, superintendent of the district, said constable Solaiman Hossain, 25, son of Modasser Mollah of Sadar upazila in Jessore, received a bullet accidentally fired from his rifle while performing duty around 2 pm.He was ... Read More »

Two crushed under train at Banani

Two people died on railway as a train ran over them near Banani railway station in Dhaka at 8:15 am on Saturday.Kamalapur railway police officer-in-charge Abdul Mazid said the identities of the deceased could not be confirmed. Read More »

Dhaka College student killed in road crash

A student of Dhaka College was killed as a bus knocked down him at Tikatuli intersection in the capital on Thursday morning.The deceased was identified as Arifur Rahman, 20. Quoting witnesses, assistant sub-inspector of Motijheel police station Roman said Arifur was going to his college riding a motorcycle. When Arifur reached Tikatuli intersection, he was thrown out from the bike ... Read More »

Kolkata flyover collapse kills at least 22

A flyover under construction collapsed in North Kolkata on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and trapping more than 150 people under the debris.Police said the flyover collapsed near the Ganesh Talkies in Girish Park on Thursday afternoon.The flyover is located in the densely populated Bara Bazar.Rescue and relief started immediately but more than 150 people are still believed to ... Read More »

Driver, helper killed in Habiganj road crash

A bus driver and his assistant were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses in Karanji Bridge area of Bahubal upazila of Habiganj on Friday.Bahubal police officer-in-charge Mosharraf Hossain said the accident took place in the area around 7:30 am when a Sylhet-bound ‘Boisakhi Paribahan’ bus from Dhaka collided head-on with a local bus, leaving ... Read More »

Three person of a family die as bus hits car at Khilkhet

Three passengers of a private car were killed when a bus crashed into the car from behind on the Airport Road at Khilkhet in Dhaka on Sunday afternoon.Police seized the killer bus after its driver fled the scene.The victims were identified as Delwar Hossain Mazumder, 67, his sister Mrs Milon and her daughter Lovely, 27.The accident occurred when a passenger ... Read More »

Nine including 4 children burnt in Sarail fire

Nine people, including four children, were burnt in a fire originated from gas cylinder leaks in Sarail, Brahmanbaria, on Friday night.The injured people were taken to three hospitals, including Dhaka Medical College Hospital.Witnesses said the incident occured when gas coming out of a cylinder caused the fire in the house of Rassel Mia. The fire engulfed the house as soon ... Read More »

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 AirLive.net 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 »