4 killed in Chattogram hill slides

Kalerkantho Online   

14 October, 2018 10:30 AM

4 killed in Chattogram hill slides

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At least four people have been killed in two separate incidents of hill slides in the port city.

The deceased are--Nurjahan, 40, her two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Faizunnesa, Johra, 70 and Nurul Alam Nantu, 30.


Rezaul Kabir, senior station officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence office in Shah Akbar, said: "The incidents happened in Jhil area of Firoj Shah Colony and in Hill view residential area in Panchlaish due to the continuous rainfall for last several days under the influence of Cyclone Titli. "

"The women and the minor girl were killed in Jhil area around 2:30 am on Sunday while another man reminded missing. Besides, Nantu fell victim to the incident at the same time," he added.

Being informed, two firefighting units rushed in and rescued, two more people, including a child. They have been sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital.