4 of a family killed in Sylhet landslide

Sylhet Bureau

Four people of a family were killed and six others injured in a landslide in Jaintiapur upazila of Sylhet on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Jabed Ahmed, 35, his wife Sumi Begum, 30, son Safi Ahmed, 5, and sister-in-law Shamimara Begum, 48, of Satjani village of the upazila.

A large chunk of mud from an adjacent hill fell on the house of Jabed around 4:30 am when they were asleep, leaving the four dead on spot and several others injured, said Golam Dastagir Ahmed, officer-in-charge (OC) of Jaintapur police station.

On information, fire service personnel rescued the injured and rushed them to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital (SOMCH).

The landslide was triggered by heavy downpour for the last several days, said the OC.

প্রকাশ :  June 6, 2022 12:57 pm