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Sylhet police sue 800 over OC's death

Police sued 800 people over the death of officer-in-charge of Osmaninagar Police Station Mostafizur Rahman who "fell sick" while he was trying to quell Wednesday's clash between two groups of auto-rickshaw drivers and backed by local residents in Balaganj upazila of Sylhet. Sub-inspector Anwar Hossain on Wednesday night filed the case with the police station making Goalabazar Union Parishad Chairman Ataur Rahman Manik Mia, also general secretary of Osmaninagar thana unit of BNP, the prime accused. Vandalism and assault on police...

3 trampled to death by wild elephants

A herd of wild elephants trampled three people to death at Keochia union in Satkania upazila of Chittagong yesterday. The incident occurred when enthusiastic locals surrounded and agitated the herd of around 14 wild elephants in Temuhuni Beel, a vast arable field where the herd came down from the hills southeast of the area. The dead are Mahbubul Alam Talukder, 45, son of Abul Hossain Talukder of Keochia union, Md Shakil, 13, son of Md Forkan of Kaliais union and Md...

OC dies in Sylhet clash

OC dies in Sylhet clash

A police official died of “heart attack” during a clash between two rival groups of CNG-driven auto-rickshaw drivers in Balaganj upazila of Sylhet this afternoon. Mustafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Osmani Nagar Police Station, died of heart attack when he tried to mediate between the two groups, our Sylhet correspondent reports quoting Sylhet (south) assistant...

Bus helpers push man to death

Following a scuffle over fare, a bus conductor and helper allegedly pushed a passenger out of the vehicle causing him to get crushed under the wheels of the very bus at Motijheel yesterday. The victim was identified as Akbar Ali, 45, a driver by profession. “The man [Akbar] had a quarrel with the bus conductor over the fare which turned into a scuffle. Then, he talked to someone over the phone and asked someone to come to Shapla Chattar area," said...

ERIC GARNER DEATH

Fresh protests across US cities

Fresh protests across US cities

Protests have been held for a second night over the death of a black man held in an apparent chokehold by a white New York police officer. Thousands of people took to the streets in New York and other US cities, disrupting traffic and holding sit-ins. The protests began on Wednesday, after a grand jury...

Woman who woke up on way to morgue dies

Woman who woke up on way to morgue dies

She had survived for around 26 hours after she was declared dead. But she could not make it for long, as she passed away this afternoon, leaving everyone in dark about herself. The unidentified woman, aged around 45, breathed her last around 4:00pm at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). Around 2:00pm yesterday, a doctor of...

Jubo League man stabbed dead in Patuakhali

Jubo League man stabbed dead in Patuakhali

A local Jubo League leader was stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants in Patuakhali Sadar upazila this evening. Nasir Hawlader, also a member of Motherbunia Union Parishad, came under the attack at Boshak bazar around 6:00pm, SM Ziaul Haque, officer-in-charge of Patuakhali Police Station, told The Daily Star. The motive behind the murder could not...

Australian batsman Phil Hughes dies

Australian batsman Phil Hughes dies

Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes has died aged 25, two days after being struck on the top of the neck by a ball during a domestic match in Sydney. Australian Team Doctor Peter Brukner said he never regained consciousness. . Hughes, who also played for Hampshire, Middlesex and Worcestershire, was hit by a delivery from...

Cricketers who died of on-field injuries

Cricketers who died of on-field injuries

Before Phil Hughes’ demise, there were 12 more incidents where 11 cricketers and an umpire succumbed to on-field injuries. 2014- Phillip Hughes (Australia) The 25-year-old Australian batsman was stuck on the neck by a short-pitched delivery while batting in a domestic match. Hughes was treated by the boundary before being rushed to hospital, where he died...

Indian sterilisation drugs 'tainted'

Indian sterilisation drugs 'tainted'

A minister in India's Chhattisgarh state has confirmed that drugs given to 15 women who died after sterilisation surgery were contaminated. Health Minister Amar Agrawal said tests showed that they contained zinc phosphide - a substance that is also used in rat poison. The doctor who carried out the surgery as well as two pharmaceutical...

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