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News Watch- (11-1-2019)

January 11, 2019 00:00:00

Thakurgaon bridge collapse kills two workers

A girder of an old bridge has collapsed killing two workers and injuring three others during repair in Thakurgaon's Haripur Upazila. Around 10 workers were working at the site in Bujruk village when the incident occurred on Thursday afternoon, Bakua Union Parishad Chairman Abul Kashem Barsha said. Azibul Islam, 45, and Tariqul Islam, 27, from Jamun village died on the spot while the injured workers were admitted to Haripur Upazila Health Complex, the UP chairman said. — bdnews24.com

20km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

CUMILLA, Jan 10: A 20-kilometre tailback formed on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Daudkandi upazila on Thursday morning, causing immense sufferings to hundreds of passengers. The tailback formed on both sides of the highway as vehicular movement had been slower since Tuesday night. — UNB

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