Bangladesh landslide | The Daily Star
  • Ctg landslide kills 3

    A landslide, triggered by heavy rainfall following cyclone “Titli”, claimed three lives of a family and another man died in a wall collapse in Chattagram city early yesterday.

  • Living in fear of landslide

    Rangamati residents have been overcome with anxiety as they anticipate another heavy shower bringing more tragedies.

  • Rohingyas refugees hurt in Ukhia lanslide

    5 Rohingyas hurt in Ukhia lanslide

    Five Rohingya refugees are hurt in a landslide triggered by torrential rain at a refugee camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar, an official says.

  • Hills in Port City: Vanishing into urban sprawl

    The port city's unique combination of sea, river and hills is going to lose one of the features due to the greed of an influential quarter.

  • Landslide kills 3 in Chittagong

    Three people, including a father and his son, were killed in a landslide at a hill in Chittagong's Rangunia upazila yesterday afternoon when some workers were cutting the hill.

  • Landslides kill 5 more

    Monsoon torrential rain triggered fresh landslides in Cox's Bazar killing at least five people yesterday. Heavy rainfall in the peak of monsoon has caused water-logging in the coastal and hill districts for the last few days disrupting usual business and people's everyday life.

  • Fresh landslide kills one in Bandarban

    A teenage girl was killed and at least four others went missing in a landslide triggered by torrential rain in Bandarban yesterday morning.

  • 1 killed, 4 missing as fresh landslide hits Bandarban

    A teenage girl is killed and at least four people are missing in a landslide triggered by torrential rain in Bandarban, police say.

  • Warrant against Khaleda Zia

    AL govt high-ups ordered attack on Fakhrul: BNP

    BNP alleges that yesterday’s attack on its party leaders including Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was carried out following instructions from the high-ups of the Awami League-led government.

  • Heavy rainfall likely in 4 divisions

    Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places of four divisions of the country due to active monsoon in the next 24 hours. Landslide may also occur at places of the hilly regions of Sylhet and Chittagong divisions, according to weather bulletin.

  • Sylhet rail link with Dhaka, Ctg restored

    Sylhet’s rail link with Dhaka and Chittagong that snapped following a landslide in Moulvibazar’s Lawachara national park is restored after around six hours.

  • 4 killed as landslides hit Khagrachhari, Moulvibazar

    Four people are buried alive when fresh landslides hit Khagrachhari and Moulvibazar districts.

  • Fakhrul attacked in Ctg

    A group of miscreants vandalise five vehicles of a motorcade of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in Rangunia upazila of Chittagong. Fakhrul, who was leading a five-member delegation of the party on way to Rangamati, was hurt during the attack that took place at Ichhakhali Bazar around 10:40am.

  • Supplies, prices not normal yet

    Four days after deadly landslides hit Rangamati killing at least 114 people, the supply of essentials, including food, was yet to become normal yesterday. Most of the daily essentials were still selling at higher prices despite market monitoring by the district administration. However, the prices were lower than they were in previous three days.

  • Struck by twin tragedy

    In a matter of 10 days, Bikram Chakma, 47, has lost two homes and all of his belongings. After his ancestral home, where he lived with his father, was gutted in an arson attack by Bangalee settlers earlier this month, he took refuge in a Buddhist monastery while his wife and daughter continued to live in their home in Rangamati town.

  • Search ends in Rangamati, missing claims stand

    Search for dead bodies ends in Rangamati, the district that saw the worst series of landslides in a decade which killed at least 110, amid claims of more missing. District Deputy Commissioner Manzarul Mannan announces the wrapping up of search operation at a press briefing.

  • Landslide in Bangladesh: 2 more bodies found in Rangamati

    Rescuers recover two more bodies in Rangamati, taking the overall death toll from the devastating landslides to 148 in Rangamati, Bandarban, Khagrachhari, Chittagong and Cox's Bazar since Tuesday.

  • Mayor blames hill cutters for disaster

    Rangamati municipality Mayor Md Akbar Hossain Chowdhury blames hill cutting and logging in the hills for the disaster that has already claimed 105 lives there.

  • Rangamati road repair not before 2 weeks

    It will take at least two more weeks to resume the road link with Rangamati, district officials said after estimating the damage sustained from the series of landslides.

  • Missing army man’s body recovered

    Body of the missing army man who was buried under soil following a landslide in Manikchhari camp is found after more than a day of frantic digging.

  • It was written on the wall

    It was just a matter of time before a tragedy of this scale befell the country's hill region. The way people felled trees, cleared forest for commercial plantation and cultivation, and built houses on hill slopes in the Chittagong region, something disastrous was bound to happen, say experts.

  • Landslide: Rangamati victims to get Tk 50 lakh, 100 tonnes of rice

    The government is to distribute Tk 50 lakh, 100 metric tonnes of rice and 500 bundles of corrugated tin among the landslides victims of Rangamati.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad session

    Landslide deaths: Condolence at parliament

    The parliament expresses deep shock at the death of over 100 people, including four army men, in hillslides in Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban.

  • 10 more bodies found, death toll now 143

    Four victims of flash flood have been found dead in Chittagong today, two missing persons have been found dead in Bandarban and as many as in Rangamati. Also two more have died in fresh landslide in Cox's Bazar. So far, with the flash flood and fresh landslide, the death toll has risen to 143.

  • Horror strikes hills

    In the worst landslide since 2007, at least 130 people, including four army men, have died in the hilly areas of Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban following incessant downpour overnight. The death toll may rise further, officials said.