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Experts fear massive ecological damage By Other | Last Updated: 9th October, 2017, 00:00

Cox’s Bazar: Thousands of makeshift houses built for the Rohingya refugees on hilly forest land in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar may cause massive ecological damage to the areas,…

Experts fear massive ecological damage

Commuters suffer for dilapidated roads

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