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Today's Gallery (2017.12.26)

without any safety gear

Without any safety gear, two labourers work at an under-construction high rise in the capital's Dhaka University area. At least 294 workers were killed and 101 others seriously injured in workplace accidents in the first three months of this year, according to a survey by Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation. This picture was taken recently. Photo: Prabir Das

are we there yet

Ongoing work of overhauling sewerage system in Chawk Bazar area of Dhaka has turned the area inaccessible to any sort of vehicle. The work, under Dhaka South City Corporation, has been going on for around six months. But throughout this extended duration of work, the authorities have been ignoring to provide a safe passageway for pedestrians, let alone for vehicles. A man hangs on to an electric pole to pass a heap of mud on the roadside, while a woman follows him trying to steer clear of the mud. Photo: Amran Hossain

are we there yet

A large section of a road left unrepaired after installation of sewer pipes. The photos were taken yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain

are we there yet

Excavation work going on without any safety barrier for pedestrians. Photo: Amran Hossain