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    IFRC calls for support as landslides hit CHT

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:34am on June 15, 2017

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has called for support as extreme monsoon weather triggers consecutive disasters, including landslides and cyclone,...

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    Deforestation, hill cutting blamed for landslides

    Ferdous Ara | Updated at 12:11am on June 15, 2017

    Experts on Wednesday blamed deforestation, unabated hill cutting and settlers for repeated landslides, the latest spell of which left about 150 people killed and many...

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    Landslides already grave enough for govt to wake up

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2017

    THE death of at least 150 people till Wednesday in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Bangladesh’s south-east — Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban — is...

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    Death toll rises to 151

    Tapos Kanti Das with Shantimoy Chakma, Rangamti and Nazim Uddin, Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2017

    Death toll in rain-triggered landslides in three hill districts as well as Chittagong and Cox’s Bazaar rose to 151 on Wednesday as the search and...

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    Modi shocked over loss of lives in landslide, ready to support

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:43pm on June 14, 2017

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has expressed profound sadness over the loss of lives in Bangladesh caused by the hillslides in...

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    JS mourns loss of lives in landslides

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57am on June 14, 2017

    Jatiya Sangsad expressed deep shock at the loss of many lives in landslides triggered by heavy downpour in Rangamati, Chittagong and...

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    Rescuers battle to reach landslide victims

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:24am on June 14, 2017

    Rescue workers were Wednesday battling to reach remote areas of Bangladesh hit by landslides and heavy rains that have killed at...

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    Mudslide kills 134 in three districts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2017

    At least 134 people, including four army personnel, were killed in incidents of landslides caused by heavy downpour in Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban on Tuesday...