Landslide kills 5 of a family in Ctg

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PV Desk : Five members of a family including three children were killed in a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall at Jongol Solimpur area in Sitakunda upazila early Friday (July 21).

Besides, four people were injured in the landslide

Of the injured, three are now out of danger while the rest one is undergoing treatment at a local hospital.

The deceased were identified as—Bibi Fatema, 35, Yunus, 7, Rabeya, 25, Samia, 7, and Lamia, 2; all hailed from Noakhali district.

Sitakunda upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) Ruhul Amin told  that the family members were killed as a part of their house got demolished in the landslide early in the morning.

However, rescue efforts are underway, he added.