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Heavy rains, landslides claim 26 lives in Bangladesh

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 June 2017, 12:42 IST
Bangladesh landslides

At least 26 people killed in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Bangladesh, authorities said today.

People including four troops were also killed in landslide.

A depression in the Bay of Bengal influenced the weather all over the country yesterday, bringing about incessant rainfall which inundated Dhaka and Chittagong cities.

Ten people were killed in Rangamati, seven in Bandarban and eight in Chittagong, The Daily Star quoted a medic as saying. Many among them were women and children.

-With PTI inputs.

First published: 13 June 2017, 12:42 IST
 
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