94+ Killed in Bangladesh

Reuters news agency reports today that at least 94 people were killed in Bangladesh on Tuesday when landslides triggered by heavy rain buried hillside homes. Police official Rafiq Ullah said the landslides hit hilly districts in the southeast, killing 10 people in one village, eight in another and seven in a third. He said the death toll could rise further as rescuers search for bodies and dozens of people are still missing.

Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides every rainy season.

Reuters report found here.


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