Sunday, 1 October, 2023

Four members of a family rescued after landslides on Chittagong University campus

Four members of a family were pulled from the debris on Monday after a landslide on Chittagong University (CU) campus triggered by torrential rain for the last several days.

The big chunk of mud from a hill fell on the house of Md Hanif, a staff of Biology Faculty, at Shahi colony around 4:30 am when he along with his wife and two children were asleep.

Quoting local people CU proctor Prof. Md Nurul Azim, said a chunk of mud from a hill with a tree collapsed on the house of Hanif, leaving the house inmates trapped.

The walls of the house also collapsed.

Later, local people managed to rescue them alive.

Hanif was injured and taken to a local hospital.