Heavy rains and landslides in Bangladesh kill 42

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Heavy rains  causing multiple landslides over the past three days have killed at least 42 people in different areas of Bandarban .

Landslides in Bangladesh kill 26

A depression in the Bay of Bengal influenced the weather all over the country, bringing about incessant rainfall which inundated Dhaka and Chittagong cities.

The incident took place around 2:30am due to the torrential rain in Balaghata, Rangamati Sadar and hittagong's Chandnaish areas.

Around Twenty five people were killed in Rangamati, 11 in Rangunia and Chandanaish upazilas of Chittagong and six in Bandarban.

Chittagong district administration has formed two teams led by two executive magistrates to avoid further incidents of landslides. They will evict people living at risky spots near the hills.

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