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Thousands of tourists stuck in Sajek as landslide blocks road

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 5th October, 2022 02:33:41 PM
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Several thousands of tourists were stuck in Sajek as road communication with the tourist spot has been closed due to a landslide at Nandaram in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati.

Witnesses at the morning on Wednesday said, "The landslide occurred on Tuesday night due to heavy rain in the area. A team of army was working to normalise the traffic movement on the road."

Baghaichhari Upazila Nirbahi Officer Rumana Akhter confirming the matter to media said, about 2,000 tourists were waiting to exit the Sajek area while another 3,000 tourists were waiting to enter the valley.

Army personnel and locals were working to clean the road and bring the situation normal for traffic, she added.