Medical &Health

3 children killed in Moulvibazar landslide

Three children were killed on Saturday in a landslide in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar district.

The deceased were Sumon Mia,13, son of Taslim Mia, Kabir Ahmed,10, son of Abdul Karim, and Nahid Ahmed,12, son of Abus Salam from Islamnagar village in ward-3 of Bhatera union in the upazila, said Syed Najrul Islam, Bhatera UP chairman.

A chunk of mud from a Ghagrachara hill fell on the children around 1 pm at Bhatera rubber forest area when they got into a hole after seeing a bird’s nest, said a local named Shahed Mia.

Locals rescued them after spotting a hand of one child in the debris, he said.

They were immediately taken to upazila health complex where doctors announced them dead.

Sanjay Chakraborty, Officer-in-Charge of Kulaura police station, said they visited the spot after being informed by locals.

Source: United News of Bangladesh