Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) authority today (September 11, 2022) conducted a drive to evict hawkers from the city’s important roads. On September 7, DSCC Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh said that no hawkers will be allowed on important roads – marked “red” – under DSCC from this week. Read No hawkers on important South Dhaka roads from next week: Taposh
At least five pedestrians were injured after a load of iron rods came crashing on them from a construction crane in Gulistan, slamming into the road and leaving the area strewn with twisted metal. Shahabuddin (40), Zakir Hossain (35), Sabuj (40), Jahangir (34), and Rezaul (33) were injured as iron rods fell on them. The crane was lifting the rods onto a multi-story shopping complex. Read: BRT kills again: 5 crushed inside car as girder falls off crane All of them were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital after the accident occurred near under-construction Gulistan Hall Market Monday at 8pm, Bacchu Miah, in-charge of DMCH Police Outpost, said. "The injured are now undergoing treatment at the emergency department of the hospital," he added.