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Bodies of 2 youths recovered in Brahmanbaria, Narsingdi

UNB, Dhaka

Police recovered the bodies of two young men from Brahmanbaria and Narisingdi districts on Sunday.

In Brahmanbaria, police recovered the body of a young seven days after he went missing Titas River at Majlishpur in Sadar Upazila on Sunday.

Abdur Rahman, 32, son of Rasun Ali Mia of the same village, went missing on December 31, according to locals.

Locals found his body floating in the river around 12pm and informed police.

Later, police recovered the body from the spot and sent it to Brahmanbaria Sadar Hospital for autopsy, said Salim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Brahamanbaria Sadar Police Station.

In Narsingdi, police recovered the throat-slit body of an unidentified young man from near Bashordirtek bridge at Akhalia village in Sadar upazila on Sunday.

Officer-in-charge of Madhabadi Police Station Md Abu TaherDewan said, on information, police recovered the body around 11:30 am and sent it to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital for autopsy.

Newborn rescued from drain dies

UNB, Tangail

A newborn baby, who was rescued by a hospital staff from a drain, died at the Dhaka Sishu Hospital yesterday.

The baby had been undergoing treatment in the capital since Sunday.

A female cleaner of the Tangail General Hospital rescued the baby on January 4 from the hospital's drain. The baby was hospitalised the same day, said Abdul Hamid, deputy-director of Tangail Social Welfare Department.

Later, the baby, weighing 1.3 kg, was taken to the Special Care Unit of the hospital.

On Sunday, it was shifted to Shishu Hospital where the baby succumbed to his injuries around 9:30am.

Fire burns down 38,000 trees in Habiganj forest

UNB, Habiganj

Some 38,000 trees have been burned down in a devastating fire that broke at a reserve forest at Jagdishpur in Madhabpur upazila on Saturday.

Forest department employees with the help of locals doused the flame on Sunday morning after two days of fanatic efforts.

Jagdishpur Beat Forester Shamsuzzaman said the fire, which might have originated from cigarette butts left by cowboys, came to their notice on Saturday morning.

They put out the fire together with locals after their efforts for two days as the firefighters could not reach the forest for lack of roads in the hill.

District Assistant Forest Officer Abdul Al Mamun said trees were planted on 90 hectares of land in 2016-2017 fiscal year. The forest was allocated among 125 beneficiaries.

Trees on 15 hectares of land were damaged by the fire, he said.

School teacher found dead

UNB, Munshiganj

Police recovered the body of a school teacher from Sukhbaspur in Sadarupazila on Sunday night.

The deceased was identified as Ishrafil Haque, 42, son of Mujibur Rahman of Chapainawabganj district and an assistant teacher of Betka Union High School in Tongibari upazila. He used to live in Panchosar area in Sadar upazila.

Family sources said that he went to Hatimari area for private tuition after his school and did not return home till night.

MdAminul Islam, inspector of Hatimara Police investigation camp, said locals spotted an unidentified body with severe injury marks on its head in the area and 11pm and informed police.

Later, police recovered the body and sent it to General Hospital for autopsy, said the inspector.

Over news of body recovered, his family members went to the hospital and identified the body as Ishrafil.

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