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Rangamati landslides kill 11

Published on: 7:45 pm - Tuesday | June 12, 2018

Three members of a family among 10 people were killed and one remained missing in separate incidents of landslide, triggered by heavy rainfall in Naniarchar upazila of Rangamati early Tuesday.

Of the deceased, nine were identified as Surendra Lal Chakma, his wife Rajyo Debi Chakma and their daughter Sonali Chakma, Romel Chakam, Nidan Chakma, Rita Chakma, Fuldebu Chakma, Iti Chakma and Brishketu Chakma.
Four were killed in Boropool Para, four in Dhormocharon Para and two killed in Hatimara.
Naniarchar UNO Abdul Mamun Talukder confirmed the number of deaths.
Army, police and fire fighters are continuing rescue operation till filing of this report .

Besides, vehicular movement on the Rangamati-Chittagong highway remained suspended as the road went under water in Thandachhari area.

Many low-lying areas of the district have been waterlogged due to the incessant rainfall for last two days.

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