A group of children playing in the mud by the side of a river in Sylhet Sadar upazila. As they enjoy their time, they should be under the supervision of an adult. Every year around 14,000 children drown in Bangladesh, according to Unicef. The photo was taken in Chamaurkandi area yesterday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir
Fishermen in Chattogram and its adjacent areas caught a huge quantity of hilsa this season. Besides selling the fish fresh, some of them are also drying their catch with salt so that the fish can be stored and sold as “dried fish” in or after the summer season. The photo was taken in Firingi Bazar area in the port city yesterday. Photo: Rajib Raihan
People who live in these squalid huts by the Poshur river know that they are inches away from becoming homeless as the river erodes its bank and threatens to wash away their homes. However, the residents of this village in Mongla, Bagerhat, some of the poorest people in the world, say that they have had to start over after losing it all multiple times over the years and they will find a place to live. The photo was taken last week.
Photo: Habibur Rahman
An empty footbridge at Banglabazar intersection in the capital as pedestrians would rather jaywalk than climb a flight of stairs. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan