Heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 35 people in southeast Bangladesh, most of them buried under landslides, authorities said Tuesday.
Visitors, Bangladesh Navy, made it two for two with the defeat of local side South Siders Basketball Club, in a hotly contested match.
Three more bodies suspected to be militants were found Saturday after Bangladeshi police in the country’s northeastern region stormed the second hideout of the Neo-JMB members holed up there, police said.
The death toll from a boat sinking accident in a southwestern Bangladesh district has risen to 17, officials said on Friday, indicating that the vessel was overloaded.
Bangladesh security forces found the scattered body parts of up to eight people when they entered an Islamist hideout on Thursday after a two-day stand-off with armed fighters, police said.
At least three women have been killed and dozens are missing after a jam-packed ferry capsized in the river of Panguchi in Bangladesh’s Bagerhat district, some 178 km southwest of capital Dhaka, on Tuesday morning.
India said on Saturday that it mulls sealing the international borders with neighboring Pakistan and Bangladesh soon as an effort to curb terrorism and the entry of refugees into this country.
At least 10 people were killed and several others injured as a cement-laden truck veered off a road in the Mymensingh district, 122 km north of capital Dhaka, on early Friday, a local police official said.
Bangladesh’s anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Tuesday arrested five members of a banned militant outfit in capital Dhaka.
The Bangladeshi anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) early on Sunday seized 600,000 yaba tablets in a drive in seaport city Chittagong.
A Bangladeshi Christian was severely injured Friday after being hacked with knives by a group of youths while he was guarding a Catholic church, police said.
Bangladeshi embassy in Manama has announced a temporary ban of issuing permission for its nationals to work in Bahrain until solving problems facing them in the country, Al Wasat local newspaper reported on Saturday.