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Minor killed in gas cylinder blast

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A six-month old baby girl was killed and three other members of a family were injured as a gas cylinder blasted at Paschim Moishadi village in Sadar upazila early yesterday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Sumaiya Akhter Eva, daughter of Nasir Miraz.

Moniruzzaman Manik Patwary, chairman of Moishadi union parishad, said that a fire broke at the house of Nasir early in the morning following the explosion, leaving Sumaiya dead.

Besides, Nasir, his wife Marzana Begum and their son Nayan, 8, were also received burn injuries.

The fire also burned down the house.

2 held at Hili border for intrusion

Dinajpur: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained two Bangladeshi men yesterday while they returned from India through Hili border of Dinajpur for their alleged illegal entry into India six years back, reports UNB.

The arrestees were identified as Khairul Islam from Tejgong and Ramjan Sheikh from Mirpur-11 of Dhaka.

The camp commander of Hili, Subedar Abu Naser said they were arrested while entering in Bangladesh after staying illegally in India for last six years.

BGB handed them over to Hakimpur Police Station after filing a case.

Touchstone statue recovered

BOGRA: A touchstone statue of Lord Narayan weighing nearly 12-kg was seized from Ambrail-Gomorta village under Sherpur upazila of the district yesterday noon, reports BSS.

Some workers found the statue and informed the upazila administration when they were digging a pond in the area, said upazila nirbahi officer M Sirajul Islam.

Being informed, a team of the upazila administration with police rushed to the spot and seized the statue worth about Taka 100 crore. The statues will be handed over to the concerned department, the UNO said.

Man arrested with arms

Munshiganj: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday arrested a man along with arms during a drive from Sadar upazila in the district, reports UNB.

The detainee is identified as Md Jahangir Hossain Sarkar, 39, son of Abul Kashem of Maheshpur village of Sadar upazila, Rab said in a press statement.

Acting on a tip-off, Rab members arrested Jahangir and seized a foreign pistol, a short gun, three rounds of bullets and a magazine from his possession.

School student ‘kills self’

Chandpur: A minor girl student of primary school allegedly committed suicide after drinking poison in Sener Dighirpar area of Sadar upazila on Monday afternoon, reports UNB.

The deceased is identified as Khadiza Aktar, 11, class V student of Tarpurchandi Government Primary School and daughter of Md Nasir Gazi.

Deceased’s brother, Faisal said Khadiza drank poison in the afternoon after returning from school.

The on-duty doctors declared Khadiza dead after taking her to Chandpur General Hospital. Sub-inspector of Chandpur Model Police Station Md Kamal Hossain said the body was sent to hospital morgue for autopsy.

2 siblings held with yaba tablets

Naogaon: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two siblings along with 13,300 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets from Borunkandi area in Sadar upazila on early yesterday, reports UNB.

The arrested were identified as Harun-or-Rashid, 33, and his brother Yousuf, 25, sons of late Kofil Uddin of Helenchcha Dangi village in Patnitala upazila of the district. On secret information a team of Rab-5 conducted a drive at the area near Atithi Filling Station around 2 am and arrested them along with 13,300 pieces of Yaba pills, said a press release.

The elite force also recovered four mobile phones, four SIM cards, and cash worth Tk. 12,900 from their possession. A case was filed with Naogaon Sadar Police Station under Narcotics Control Act, said additional SP Md Shamim Hossain, Company Commander of Rab-5.

 

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