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9 killed in 2 road crashes

Nine people were killed and six others injured in road accidents in Mymensingh and Jhenidah yesterday. In Mymensingh, five people, including two women, were killed and another woman was critically injured as a bus rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Raghabpur of the district's Sadar upazila yesterday evening. The accident took place on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj road around 6:45pm when the Mymensingh town-bound bus rammed the auto-rickshaw, said Abu Md Fazlul Karim, officer-in-charge of Mymensingh Kotwali Police Station. Three passengers of the auto-rickshaw were killed...

‘Robber’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Satkhira cops

‘Robber’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Satkhira cops

A suspected robber was killed during a “gunfight” between his cohorts and police in Tala upazila of Satkhira early today. Deceased Rafiqul Islam, 38, was a member of an inter-district robber gang, reports our Satkhira correspondent. Rafiqul, an accused in 10 cases, was detained yesterday in connection with the robbery at a house at Kashemkhlola...

324 die in 2yrs due to party wrath on vehicles

At least 324 passengers and transport workers were killed in political violence in the last two years across the country, the Passenger Welfare Association of Bangladesh revealed in a report yesterday, holding "unhealthy politics" responsible for the deaths.  The period also saw over 4.41 lakh passengers and transport workers suffer injuries, with 13,200 of them becoming  permanently maimed. Addressing a press conference at the Jatiya Press Club where the figures were shared, the association's secretary general, Mozammel Haque Chowdhury, said that...

Jamaat leader killed in ‘gunfight’

A Narail Jamaat-e-Islami leader was killed in a “gunfight” with Detective Branch (DB) of police at Motijheel in the capital early yesterday. The dead, Imrul Qayes, 35, was the ward-1 councillor of Narail municipality and also the president of the Jamaat ward unit. He was shot nine times and each bullet pierced through the body, said Dhaka Medical College morgue sources after the autopsy. Imrul's family sources alleged that detectives had picked up the Jamaat leader from a house at Wari in...

2 workers killed in Shyampur road crash

2 workers killed in Shyampur road crash

Two construction workers were killed as a tractor plunged into a roadside ditch in Shyampur area of Dhaka early today. Nazrul Islam, 38, and Hanufa Bibi, 40, died on the spot at East Shyampur around 7:00am, Abdus Salam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kadamtali Police Station, told The Daily Star. The shallow engine run brick breaking tractor...

1 killed, 3 critical as lorry crashes into Pabna house

1 killed, 3 critical as lorry crashes into Pabna house

A teacher died and three of his students critically injured after a fuel laden lorry veered off the road and crashed into a house in Santhia upazila of Pabna this evening. The deceased was identified as Nazrul Islam allies Saiful, 30, a teacher of Dhopadah Dakhil madrasa, reports our Pabna correspondent. Among the five, the...

Turkey migrant boat sinks killing 24

Turkey migrant boat sinks killing 24

At least 24 people have been killed and scores are missing after a boat said to be carrying migrants sank off the north coast of Istanbul, officials say. The accident took place at the confluence of the Bosphorus and the Black Sea. A large rescue operation is now reported to be under way. The nationality of...

Child killed in Narsingdi clash

Child killed in Narsingdi clash

A child was killed and at least five others were shot during a clash between two criminal groups to establish supremacy in Narsingdi town this morning. Swapan Mia, 12, a pedestrian, died on the spot when he was shot on the head, our Narsingdi correspondent reports quoting KM Abul Kashem, officer-in-charge of Narsingdi Sadar Police Station. The victim was a factory worker, the OC said. Supporters of Bhuiyan Sohel and Shafiq group locked into in a gunfight in Chaitalpara area around 11:00am over establishing supremacy in the area, police sources and witnesses said. The injured people are: Shafiq group’s chief Shafiq, 35, pedestrian Beauty Saha, 33, Swapan Saha, 33, Shawkat, 42, and Shahadat...

Sectarian attack kills 8 Shias in Pakistan

Eight Shia members of Pakistan's ethnic Hazara minority were killed, and one wounded, yesterday, after gunmen opened fire on a bus in the volatile province of Baluchistan, police said. No one immediately claimed responsibility. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a radical Sunni militant group, has carried out many gun and bomb attacks on Hazaras in the past. The men were returning from a vegetable market when gunmen intercepted the bus. "Two gunmen boarded the bus and shot the men," police officer Imran Qureshi told Reuters. All...

Shia militias kill Iraqi Sunnis

Shia militias in Iraq have kidnapped and killed scores of Sunni civilians in recent months, a report by campaign group Amnesty International has said. The killings were in apparent revenge for attacks by Islamic State (ISIS). Amnesty said the militias had been supported and armed by the Iraqi government and operated with impunity. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who took office last month, has admitted to previous "excesses" by security forces and vowed to govern for all Iraqis. On Monday, the United Nations warned...

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