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1 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 1 November, 2019 12:46:27 AM
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Road accident kills madrasa teacher in Jashore

Our Correspondent, Jashore

A madrasa teacher was killed in a road accident on Jashore- Khulna Highway at Bakchar in Jashore town yesterday.

The deceased was identified as Abdur Rashid, 46, a teacher of New Town Alim Madrasa under Kotwali Police Station in Jashore. He was killed on the spot as an oil tanker ran over him while he was going to Murali from his institution, according to police and hospital sources.

Abu Tayeb, son-in-law of the victim said the accident took place at around 1:30am. Moniruzzaman, officer in-charge of Kotwali Police Station confirmed the incident.

Dr Amio Das, medical officer of Jashore General Hospital said the man died before reaching the hospital.  

Body recovered in Meherpur

Our Correspondent, Meherpur

Police recovered the body of an old woman from Bagwan village in Mujibnagar upazila of Meherpur district yesterday.

The deceased was identified as Safeda Khatun, 72, wife of late Abdul Jalil of the village.

The body was recovered from a bush in the village around midnight on Wednesday. Police initially suspected that she had been strangled to death. Officer-in-charge of Mujibnagar Police Station Abdul Hashem said Safeda went to a nearby field to graze her goats around 11am on Wednesday. But she did not return.

Later, her body was recovered from a bush at midnight.

Police is trying to find out causes behind the killing.  The body was sent to the morgue of Meherpur General Hospital for autopsy.

Tea garden workers get reusable sanitary napkin   

Staff reporter, Sylhet

Aiming to create awareness about menstrual hygiene among female tea garden workers and girls living in the area, an event titled ‘Adhi’, consisting of a workshop along with                distribution of reusable and biodegradable sanitary pads, was held at Shamshernagar tea plantation in Moulvi Bazar of Sylhet recently.

Project Konna, in association with Give Bangladesh and a partnership with local organisation Jagoron Youth Forum, organised the event along with a free medical camp on Sunday. During the event, the workers were given free                 treatment and medicines.

They were also introduced with new reusable and biodegradable sanitary pads which are good both for their health and environment.

 

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