Heavy rainfall in Bangladesh: 2 killed in Rangamati landslide
02:40 PM, July 08, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:22 PM, July 08, 2019

2 killed in Rangamati landslide

-- Woman and child among deceased 

-- Landslide triggered by heavy rainfall

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-- Rescue operation going on

-- Incident took place in KPM area around 1:30pm

Two people have been buried under mud following a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall in Kaptai upazila of Rangamati.

The bodies of the two deceased -- Tahmina Akhter, 25, and Shurjo Mallik, 4, -- were recovered from the debris after the incident which took place at KPM area of the upazila around 1:30pm, our Rangamati correspondent reports quoting Asharaf Ahmed Russel, upazila nirbahi officer (UNO).

Members of fire service with the help of local people conducted a rescue operation at the spot, the correspondent said.    

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