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Train hits tomtom in Gazipur, two killed

Train hits tomtom in Gazipur, two killed

At least two people were killed and eight others injured when the Khulna-bound Sundarban Express hit a 'tomtom' (locally made shallow engine-run three wheeler) at a railway crossing in Kaliakoir upazila in Gazipur this morning. An unidentified person brought to the Gazipur General Hospital dead while Farid, 35 succumbed to his injuries in the afternoon there, said Syeda Siddiqui, physician of the hospital. The rail crash took place at Mouchak level crossing in the upazila, police said. The wounded were rushed to nearby hospital and clinic for treatment. The accident occurred...

3 burnt in Gazipur cylinder explosion

3 burnt in Gazipur cylinder explosion

Three workers of a knit composite factory sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur this morning. The identities of the victims could not be known immediately, reports our Gazipur correspondent. The blast took place at Ahsan Knit Composite Limited around 10:00am, said Umor Faruk, officer-in-charge of Kaliakoir Police Station.   The...

Fire at Gazipur RMG factory doused

Fire at Gazipur RMG factory doused

A fire broke that out at a readymade garment warehouse in Ambagh area in Gazipur was doused after nearly one and a half hours efforts. On information, five firefighters’ units from adjoining areas rushed to the spot and doused the blaze around 7:50pm, Shahin Alam, station officer of Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defence...

Cops foil BNP demos

Cops foil BNP demos

Police yesterday foiled the BNP's demonstrations in different districts, including Gazipur where they opened fire injuring around 30 people during a clash with the party activists. A schoolboy, two pedestrians and a female councillor of Gazipur City Corporation are among the injured. The BNP on Saturday announced the demonstrations at all cities and district headquarters...

34 hurt in Gazipur BNP-cop clash

34 hurt in Gazipur BNP-cop clash

At least 34 people were injured in a clash between the leaders and activists of BNP and law enforcers in Gazipur this afternoon. The clash ensued as police tried to intercept BNP’s procession in front of its party office in Railway Gate area around 12:30pm, said Khandakar Rezaul Hasan, officer-in-charge of  Jaydebpur Police Station. At...

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Mir Quasem shifted to Dhaka jail

Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali was shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from Kashimpur jail in Gazipur yesterday, a day after a special tribunal fixed Sunday for delivering judgment in the war crimes case against him. Quasem was taken to Dhaka Central Jail around 2:30pm, said Farman Ali, senior jail super of the prison. On Thursday, the International Crimes Tribunal-2 set the date for delivering the long-awaited verdict, six months after the conclusion of his trial procedures. Quasem, the alleged chief of infamous...

Man held for ‘killing’ wife in Gazipur

Man held for ‘killing’ wife in Gazipur

A man was detained on charges of killing his six-month pregnant wife in Gazipur city this morning. Detainee Rafiqul Islam, 31, hailed from Monohardi upazila of Narsingdi, is a part-time teacher of a coaching centre located at Chandana intersection in Joydevpur, reports our district correspondent. A helper and a driver of a pickup van caught...

Road crashes kill 6 in 3 dists

Road crashes kill 6 in 3 dists

At least six people were killed and 20 others injured in two separate road accidents on Dhaka-Tangail and Dhaka-Chittagong highways today. Among the deceased, four people including three children were killed and two injured as a truck rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Gazaria upazila of Munshiganj around 12:25pm. The deceased Kajoli Akhtar, 45, her daughters...

2 workers burnt in Gazipur spinning mill fire

2 workers burnt in Gazipur spinning mill fire

Two workers suffered burn injuries as a fire broke out at a spinning mill in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur this morning. The injured are Shahjahan Miah, 30, and Al Amin, 19, of Utility Department of Israk Spinning Mill at Madhkhola, reports our Gazipur correspondent. Another worker, Bipul, was injured as he jumped from the second...

Gazipur dyeing factory fire under control

Gazipur dyeing factory fire under control

Fire that broke out at a dyeing factory at Kashimpur in Gazipur Sadar upazila early today has been brought under control. The fire originated at the godown of Megha Young Dyeing factory at Sardaganj around 3:30am, our Gazipur correspondent reports quoting police. On information, 10 firefighting units from Savar, Export Processing Zone, Dhamrai, Headquarters and...

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