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6 missing in Bangladesh landslide again; 15 injured

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By: Siam Sarower Jamil
Dhaka, July 23: 6 people went missing and 15 others were injured in landslide at Bagan Para in Bandarban hill tracts, a southern districts of Bangladesh on Sunday . Police said, passengers of a Bandarban-bound bus got down from the vehicle as the Bandarban-Ruma road was broken. Suddenly , a piece of mud fell on the passengers when they cross the broken road, leaving 15 injured. 6 passengers also went missing. Rescue operation, led by Badarban Fire Service assistant director Iqbal Hossain and army personnel, is going on. Pol ice Super Sanjit Kumra Roy said to the Imphal Times, ‘I didn’t know actually how many people in danger . May be its’ 5 or 6. We are searching them. Injured people already rescued & admitted in the hospital.’ Earlier on June 13, devastating landslides in Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban took away more than 150 lives. Meanwhile, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at place s over Dhaka, Barisal, Khulna and Chittagong divisions during next 24 hours commencing at 8:00 am Sunday due to active monsoon. Due to heavy to very heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places over the hilly regions of Chittagong, said a Met office bulletin issued morning

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