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Bangladesh: Fresh landslides claims four lives

Dhaka, June 19:-- Landslides hit Khagrachhari and Moulvibazar districts of Bangladesh on Sunday and left at least four people killed, media reports said.

 

According to local media reports, in Khagrachhari, two siblings were killed.

 

In  Moulvibazar, landslides claimed the lives of  a woman and her daughter.

 

In Khagrachhari, two brothers -- Nur Nabi, 13, and Hossain, 7, of Patachhara union were asleep when a huge chunk of mud collapsed on their house at Gudamchhara village around 6:00am, The Daily Star reported quoting police.

 

 

 

The bodies of the two siblings were later recovered.

 

The other members of the family were safe, a police official was quoted as saying by The Daily Star.

 

Landslide in Maulvibazar claimed the lives of Achhia Begum, 35, wife of Abdus Sattar of Dimai village, and her daughter Fahmida Begum, 13, reports said.

 

More than 150 people were killed in Bangladesh last week when landslides hit  hilly districts of Rangamati, Chittagong, Bandarban and Cox’s Bazar.

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