Today's Gallery (2018.09.07) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2018.09.07)

BACK ON THE STREET!

Two days after the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) chief declared the major thoroughfares off-limits to Lagunas, these four-wheelers are back again defying the ban. This one was seen at Farmgate yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

Overloaded Truck...

Sacks full of produce fall off an overloaded truck as it heads towards Saarc Fountain intersection from Bangla Motor in Dhaka yesterday. Apart from causing damage to the road, overloading often leads to vehicular breakdowns. Sometimes it is also responsible for accidents. Photo: Amran Hossain

ALL FOR SAFE ROADS

A new zebra crossing surfaces on the road west of Shapla Chattar in Motijheel as girl and boy scouts volunteer their efforts to ensure safe pedestrian movement in Dhaka city. Photo: Amran Hossain, Palash Khan

ALL FOR SAFE ROADS

Near Bangla Motor intersection, a member of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society requests people to use the pedestrian crossing and footbridges. Photo: Amran Hossain, Palash Khan

ALL FOR SAFE ROADS

But some city residents are still reluctant and not careful enough about their own safety like this man who melts through the barbed wire fence while crossing Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in Karwan Bazar. The photos were taken yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain, Palash Khan

CTG Fire...

Fire sweeps through some tin-shed houses near a temple in Askar Dighi's Paschim Par area of Chittagong city yesterday evening. The cause of the fire, which left a person dead, could not be known immediately. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Dolphin in Ranpur Zoo...

An Irrawaddy Dolphin is being released in a lake inside the Rangpur Zoo on Wednesday. Mistaking it for a big fish, local fishermen caught the six-foot aquatic mammal, weighing about 120kgs, in the Dharla river in Kurigram's Rajarhat on Tuesday. On information, the upazila nirbahi officer of Rajarhat rescued the dolphin and sent it to the zoo authorities, who named it Irabati. Photo: Collected

Jaywalking...

A jaywalker is caught between two buses as he was crossing the busy Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue near Banglamotor intersection in the capital yesterday. Although he managed to cross the road, such activity could turn fatal. Photo: Amran Hossain

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