Flash flood forces shutting 30 Sunamganj schools

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

A government primary school in Sunamganj is underwater. Photo: UNBAcademic activities at 30 government primary schools in Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj have been suspended as the institutions went under flood water due to incessant rain for the last six days and onrush of upstream waters, reports UNB.

The students of the flood-affected areas cannot attend classes as all the classrooms and playgrounds went under water, said Abu Syed, acting education officer of the upazila.

Floodwaters entered the premises of 17 primary schools on Wednesday while 13 other schools were submerged on Thursday.

The floodwater entered houses of many people, forcing them to take shelter at a number of primary schools, he said.

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