Today's Gallery (2018.02.11) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2018.02.11)

ACCIDENT, A MATTER OF TIME

A gaping hole on a busy street near the capital's Malitola intersection is inviting a mishap. A large slab covering it had been removed over two weeks ago. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

Illegal stone extraction...

Dredger machines, commonly known as "Boma Machine", extracting stones from the Dholai river in Companiganj upazila of Sylhet district while trucks are waiting to transpost them. Though the government has banned use of the illegal machines, the unlawful practice is going on in different places of the upazila, with the authorities concerned turning a blind eye. The photo was taken from Bholaganj Point 10 recently. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

Oil dumping...

Defying orders of the Department of Environment, used engine oil from ships being buried under a layer of sand on the Karnaphuli near the runway of Chittagong airport yesterday. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Oil dumping...

The Daily Star published a picture of the dumping earlier this month. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Chawkbazar blaze...

Fire fighters along with the locals trying to douse a fire in Chawkbazar Joy Nagar area of Chittagong city yesterday. Originating from a gas oven, the fire gutted nine tin-roofed houses. On information, six fire fighting units rushed to the spot and managed to douse the blaze, said Kamal Uddin Bhuiyan, deputy assistant director of Fire Service and Civil Defence in Chittagong. No casualty was reported. Photo: Collected

Unhealthy...

Fruit juice on sale at a roadside cart near Aziz Supermarket in the capital yesterday. With the source of the water unknown, these drinks are mostly prepared and served in unhygienic conditions. Worse still, as media reports show, even jar water in the market is not purified properly and contains hazardous substances like E. coli, a bacterium responsible for food poisoning. Photo: Anisur Rahman

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