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Today's Gallery (2017.10.07)

bridge collapsed

A bridge collapsed trapping a cargo boat underneath in Sirajdikhan of Munshiganj after the vessel had rammed into one of its pillars Thursday afternoon. The bridge was hit and damaged by another vessel months back and it was made off limits to vehicles at that time. Pedestrians were, however, allowed to use it. Now the bridge is unusable, affecting thousands from at least 15 villages in Madhyapara union. Photo: Star

sexual harassments

Women perform under black fabric yesterday during a street performance in Pristina against sexual harassments in Kosovo. Photo: AFP

ban on hilsha

A team of the fisheries department and the river police seizes hilsa and gillnet from a fishing boat in the Padma in Munshiganj's Louhajang upazila. Photo: Star

ban on hilsha

The team seized 250 kg hilsa and one lakh metre gillnet and fined 11 fishermen Tk 2,000 each. There is a 22-day ban on netting, transporting, selling and hoarding of hilsa. Photo: Star

ban on hilsha

Fishermen catching hilsa in the Jamuna near Aricha Ghat in Manikganj's Shibaloy upazila. The photos were taken yesterday. Photo: Star

awareness campaign on road safety

As part of Dhaka Metropolitan Police's campaign to raise awareness on road safety, a DMP official speaks to pedestrians in Kalabagan area. The campaign has been going on for the last one month and was also held in some educational institutions, said officials. The photo was taken on Thursday. Photo: Palash Khan

garbage dumping

A few skeletons of trees stand surrounded by garbage beside the Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar's Hemayetpur area, on the outskirts of the capital. Not so long ago, the scenario was completely different with rows of trees lining the highway. However, continuous dumping of garbage there have left many trees dead and many others dying. The photo was taken on Thursday. Photo: Palash Khan