3 killed in Bandarban landslides

Inundated houses in Bandarban distict due to incessant rain
Prothom Alo

Three people, including a mother and her daughter, were killed and six others injured in landslides in Bandarban district on Monday and Tuesday, reports UNB.
Shah Mozahid Uddin, deputy commissioner of Bandarban, said Nurul Islam, 35 was killed and six others were injured when a chunk of mud collapsed on his house at Kumari in Lama upazila in the morning.

The injured were taken to a local hospital where four of them were given first aid.

Meanwhile, Nurunnahar, 35 and her daughter Sabekunnahar, 12 were killed in a landslide in Godapara in Sadar upazila of the district on Monday afternoon.

The local administration apprehended more loss of lives due to the landslide triggered by the torrential rain for the last few days.

Besides, road communication of Bandarban district with other parts of the country remained suspended for the last couple of days as all the roads were submerged due to the incessant rainfall.

The power supply in the district remained suspended since Monday following the closure of the a power sub-station amid the flood sitution.

Shah Mozahid Uddin, deputy commissioner said already 265 shelters have been opened as the two-third portion of the district town were inundated, rendering 300 people marooned.

Already 85 metric tonnes of food and Tk 100,000 have been allocated while 43 medical teams are working in the flood-hit areas.