4 of a family die in Cox's Bazar landslide
Four members of a family including three women died in a landslide in Cox's Bazar's Ramu upazila today.
The deceased were identified as Azizur Rahman, 50, Rahima Begum, 40, Nasima Begum, 22, and Dilfuz, 70.
The incident took place around 7:30pm at Kauwarkhop union's Lotghona area, our Chattogram correspondent reports quoting Ramu Fire Service and Civil Defence leader Md Hasan Chowdhury.
"The tin-shed house where the family resided was built at the bottom of the hill and we suspect that the family cut the hill to expand their residence leading to the tragic incident," Hasan said.
On information, fire officials rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies, Hasan added.
The bodies were handed over to police for further legal procedure.