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Today's Gallery (2020.08.13)

rickshaw vans

Left unused for a few months, rickshaw vans used to carry children to and from school are being claimed by the might of nature as the schools remain closed. This also means that many of the pullers have lost their means of living. The photo was taken at South para in the capital’s Mohakhali yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

waiting for a coronavirus test

Seven-year-old Esha, who needs an open heart surgery, plays with a smartphone while waiting for her turn to give samples for a coronavirus test at Mugda General Hospital. Even though her parents reached the hospital around 6:00am, they were still waiting in the queue around 10:00am when the photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq

dhaleshwari river

Nearly 50 such houses have been washed away by the Dhaleshwari in recent weeks in Nolagoria area of Savar due to the strong current in the swollen river. The photo was taken on Wednesday. Photo: Palash Khan

sreenagar dohar road

Cars plying Munshiganj’s Sreenagar-Dohar road, which is lined with sandbags as it has been heavily damaged due to floods caused by the overflowing of the Padma. Due to enormous cracks, heavy and goods-laden vehicles are not permitted on the road until repair. The photo was taken recently. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN

chandrima udyan

As schools are closed and children don’t have much to do, this father thought it would be the perfect time to teach his son swimming. So, the two regularly jump into Crescent Lake at the capital’s Chandrima Udyan for a quick lesson and some quality bonding time. This photo was taken earlier this week. Photo: Firoz Ahmed

rmg factory in savar

Upon hearing word of mouth that a large RMG factory in Savar’s Ulail area is hiring, throngs of RMG workers queued up beside the factory’s gate yesterday, only to be reprimanded by factory personnel. Many of these workers have lost their job due to the pandemic, and some were formerly employed at this very factory. PHOTO: PALASH KHAN

chattogram city dewanhat area

A goods-laden truck overturned at Chattogram city’s Dewanhat area yesterday morning, injuring the driver. Due to the accident, the road was blocked for some time, creating a long tailback. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN