DU student dies in Cox’s Bazar landslide
06:50 PM, July 22, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:42 PM, July 22, 2017

DU student dies, 2 others injured in Cox’s Bazar landslide

A student of Dhaka University died and two others sustained injuries in a landslide at Himchhari in Cox’s Bazar today.

Deceased Sabbir Alam Ridwan, son of Nurul Alam Bachchu of Dhaka’s Uttara area, was a second-year student of Marketing department, Md Mojammel Haque, in-charge of Himchhari police outpost, told our Cox’s Bazar correspondent.

A portion of a hill fell on them when Ridwan along with his two friends -- Md Ibrahim and Rahat –- went to visit a waterfall in Himchhari, seven kilometers south of Cox’s Bazar, around 4:30pm, the police official said.

Ridwan died on the spot while the injured were taken to Cox's Bazar Govt Sadar Hospital for treatment, he said adding that the landslide occurred due to heavy rainfall in the last two days there. 

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