Bagerhat, Dec 9 (UNB) – Members of Forest Department in a drive recovered 22 kilograms of venison from the Sundarbans in Charkhali Beel area of Sharankhola upazila on Sunday afternoon.
Acting on a tip-off, a team conducted a drive in the mangrove forest, said Md Joynal Abedin, forest officer of Sundarbans (east zone).
Sensing the presence of the team, the poachers left the place immediately, said the official adding that the team recovered the venison along with eight hooves, 600-feet traps and a boat from the place.
The team of poachers numbering four to five entered the forest and trapped two deer, said the forest official.
A case was filed under Wildfire Protection Act, the officer added.
Cumilla, Dec 9 (UNB) – At least 25 students of a private medical college were injured in a road crash on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Mainamati cantonment area on Saturday night.
Mainamati Highway police sources said that the accident took place following a triangular collision among a covered van, a goods-laden truck and a bus carrying students of Eastern Medical College, leaving at least 25 students inured.
After the accident, the students were rescued and then were admitted to different hospitals.
Dhaka, Dec 8 (UNB) – A schoolgirl was killed while her father and brother sustained injuries as a speeding bus ran over them in Bashtala area in Gulshan on Saturday evening.
The deceased was identified as Israt Jahan Sneha, 13, a ninth-grade student of National Ideal School and College and daughter of Shajahan Mia of Banasree area of the city.
The accident took place as a speeding bus hit a motorcycle from behind when the victim’s father Shajahan along with his children were going to Gazipur around 7 pm, leaving Israt dead on the spot, said Abu Bakar Siddique, officer-in-charge of Gulshan Police Station.
Being informed, police rushed there and detained the bus driver along with the killer bus, the OC added.