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Today's Gallery (2017.03.19)


A truck dangerously loaded with iron rods, some more than twice the length of the truck bed, travels near Sonargaon intersection on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue. A few rags were tied to the end of the rods as warning to other traffic. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq


Law enforcers frisk a man and check his vehicle at the entrance of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Prabir Das


Policemen check a biker's documents just across the Airport Road as security was heightened in and around the airport yesterday following a suspected suicide attack at a Rab barrack in Ashkona. Photo: Prabir Das


Trucks carrying essentials remain stranded on both sides of the Bangabandhu bridge in Tangail yesterday. According to police, the tailback ensued after a truck broke down at the west end of the bridge. However, they also alleged that traffic congestion has become a regular phenomenon in the area recently due to the additional time required for collecting tolls as the system is being updated. The photo was taken around 8:40am. Photo: Star


In a display of utter disregard to the safety of other road users, two bikers help each other topple the median fencing on a road near the New Market in the capital's Azimpur area recently. In recent times, roads in the country have been plagued by violation of traffic rules including jaywalking. Photo: Prabir Das


Law enforcers inspect the trunk of a vehicle at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong yesterday. Security has been beefed up at all airports and prisons across the country following a “suicide blast” at a Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) barrack in the capital's Ashkona on Friday. Photo: Star