Landslides claim 11 lives

Rangamati Correspondent | Update:

At least 11 people were killed in landslides in Naniarchar upazila of Rangamati district as the monsoon begins.

Naniarchar upazila administration said the road communication has been snapped between Rangamati and Khagrachhari districts due to the landslides.

Four people were killed in a landslide in upazila’s Sabekkhang union while four others in Burighat union in another landslide and three more in Ghilachhari union on Monday night and early Tuesday, the upazila administration added.

Upazila nirbahi officer Md Abdullah Al Mamun Talukdar told Prothom Alo that the death of 11 people has so far been confirmed.

The fire service and law enforcement were conducting the rescue operations at the spots, he added.

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