Sunday, 4 June, 2023

3 Rohingyas killed in Cox’s Bazar landslide

COX’S BAZAR: Three Rohingyas were killed after heavy chunks of mud from a hill collapsed on them while cutting a hill at Muhuripara in Ukhiya Upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday.
Two of the deceased were identified as Jahid Hossain, 23, son of Abdul Motaleb, resident of Rohingya camp east-1, Syed Akbar, 20, son of Md Owares, resident of Rohingya camp-3. The identity of another deceased couldn’t be known yet.
Locals said, a team of Rohingya labourers were cutting a hill near Nesar Ahmed’s house.
Suddenly, some heavy chunks of mud collapsed on them, leaving the trio dead on the spot.
On receiving information, police and a fire service team rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies.
Sheikh Mohammad Ali, Officer-in-Charge of Ukhiya Police Station, said that they brought the bodies to the police station.
The bodies will be sent to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital for autopsy, he added.