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Mother, daughter killed in Barlekha landslide

Sun Online Desk     18th June, 2017 01:19:43 printer

Mother, daughter killed in Barlekha landslide

 

Mother and daughter were killed during landslide at Modhho Dimai village in Barlekha upazila of Moulvibazar district early Sunday.

 

The deceased were identified as Afia Begum, wife of late Abdus Sattar and her daughter Fahmida Begum, 13.

 

A hillslide collapsed on their house at 3am. Locals recovered their bodies at 6:30am.

 

Barlekha upazila project officer Azad Rahman confirmed the matter.

 

Locals said a hillslide collapsed on their house at 3:30am due to torrential rain, leaving the duo dead on the spot.

 

Roads and inhabitants of the area were submerged due to heavy-to-very heavy rain.

 

Many houses were damaged for heavy rain at Dimai area.

 

Besides, roads of Dimai, Teradorom, Kashemnagar, BOC Keorigul areas bave been blocked due to hillslide.

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