Over a hundred children and teens eagerly waiting to learn self-defence tricks at the Tatultala Government Primary School grounds -- this is what this correspondent saw when he visited the place yesterday afternoon.
Large uprooted tree trunks lying on the Mujgunni highway -- this is what this correspondent saw when he visited the road yesterday morning.
Just 34 millimetres of rainfall was enough to inundate two-third of Khulna city, effectively washing away the tall claims of monsoon preparedness by the authorities.
Mujibul Haque from Kharnia village in Dumuria upazila of Khulna came to Khulna Medical College Hospital yesterday with his eight-year-old daughter for treatment.
In the 1960s, a series of embankments stretching 153 kilometres were constructed in Khulna’s Dacope upazila to protect the region from flooding and erosion.
First, they were attacked for playing football. Now, they are being threatened with acid attacks.
“Every day for the last couple of weeks, my son has to cross extensive mud patches to go to school. He is tired and does not want to go to school anymore,” said Rumana Akhtar, a resident of road-11 of Bastuhara area in Khulna city.