A young man was killed and two others were injured on Monday as two motorcycles collided head-on in Alamdanga of the district.
The deceased was identified as Rasheduzzaman Tokon, 28, son of Nazrul Islam of Sahebnagar village in Alamnagar.
Officer-in-charge of Alamdanga Police Station Alamgir Kabir confirmed the incident.
Later, doctors declared Tokon dead after being taken to the Sadar Hospital, OC said.
Police on Monday morning recovered the body of a field worker of Brac from Damurhuda upazila’s bordering area in Chuadanga.
The deceased was identified as Saiful Islam, 38, son of Abdar Hossain, of Pirpurkulla village in the area. He was a field worker of Brac at its Chapainawabganj branch.
Local farmers spotted the body near Kutubpur BGB camp area in the morning and contacted police, said Abu Russel, assistant superintendent of police, (Damurhuda-Jibannagar circle).
Saiful's body bore injury marks on nose and ear. It was sent to the morgue of Chuadanga Sadar Hospital, he added.
Police arrested two people in connection with the death, said the ASP.
The family members of the deceased said Saiful went out to buy meat on Sunday afternoon but did not return.
The joy of Eid-ul-Fitr faded for over 2,000 people after a nor’wester destroyed over 200 houses at Kaliganj upazila in Lalmonirhat on Monday morning when people were preparing to attend special prayers on the day.
Locals said the nor’wester hit the area at around 7am.
In Sonarhat, Shialkhowa, Satirpar and Banderkura areas of Cholbola union, over 200 houses, shops, trees and electric poles were damaged.
"The storm took our Eid joy away within a few minutes leaving our families in great distress," Rafiqul Islam of Shialkhowa area said.
Cholbola Union Parishad Chairman Mizanur Rahman Mizu visited the areas and promised to help the affected families.
Kaliganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer Rabiul Hasan said that they made a list of the affected families and will rehabilitate them.
Local MP Nuruzzaman Ahmed said they are collecting information about the families.
Muslims in Bangladesh are celebrating the Eid-ul-Fitr, their biggest religious festival, on Monday.
Only five days ago, cyclone ‘Amphan’ battered the coastal districts of the country with wind speed of up to 180kph and over 10 feet tidal surges, inflicting heavy damage to lives and livelihoods.
It damaged agriculture, infrastructures, environment, as well as the largest mangrove forest in the world, the Sundarbans, in southwestern region of the country.
Two children drowned in a pond in Feni’s Sonagazi upazila on Sunday.
The incident took place at the upazila’s Bhadadia village under Motiganj Union.
Police said they victims were Md Imran Hossain, 6, son of Ilias, and Md Nahid, 7, son of Abdul Latif.
Locals said they had been missing after they went out for a bath at the pond.
Later, they were rescued and taken to the Upazila Health Complex where the doctors pronounced them dead.
A study released last year said 30 children drowned every day in Bangladesh on average and about 40 percent of the deaths occur among children below 15 years.
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Bloomberg Philanthropies, Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, the Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, and icddr,b jointly carried out the study between 2016 and 2018.
The mother of Feni-2 constituency MP Nizam Uddin Hazari died after suffering a cardiac arrest only hours after learning about the death of her elder son in the capital’s Dhanmondi area on Sunday.
Delafroz Begum, 80, breathed her last around noon at the residence of her elder daughter.
Family sources say Jashim Uddin Hazari, elder brother of Nizam Hazari, was admitted to the United Hospital in the capital on Saturday night with chest pain.
Later, he died around 10:30am.
Lutfur Rahman Khokon, local counsillor and paternal cousin of the MP, said both of them will be buried at their family graveyard in Feni .
A pal of gloom has descended in the area over the deaths of the two family members of Nizam Hazari.