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Four die in Sunamganj road crash

Four persons have died in a road accident in Sunamganj district on Wednesday morning. Witnesses said they died in a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw on the Sylhet-Chhatak Highway. District police chief Harun Ur Rashid said the ...

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One killed in clash with rivals in Sylhet

A man was killed in a clash with rivals following a dispute over money at Gagli village in South Sunamganj upazila of Sunamganj district on Sunday evening. The deceased was identified as Eklasur Rahman, 55, son of late Abdul Mannan ...

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Bodies of father, son recovered from Tangnir Haor in Sunamganj

The bodies of a man and his son were recovered from Tangnir Haor in Dirai Upazilla on Friday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Faruk Ahmed Chawdhury, 55, and his son Eksan Chawdhury 13, hailing from Tarol village of the ...

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1 gets life, another 1 yrs’jail for killing in Sylhet

A divisional tribunal here on Monday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment and another to one year’s jail for killing a young man in 2011. The lifer was identified as Sayed Abdul Kahar, son of late Sayed Cherag Ali ...

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Youth gets 6 moths’ jail for sexual teasing in Sunamganj

A mobile court on Saturday sentenced a young man to six months’ jail for teasing a schoolgirl sexually at Halidakanda village in Dharmapasha upazila. The convict was identified as Cornel Miah, 22, a resident of the village. Sub-inspector of Dharmapasha ...

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Clash kills 2, hurts 35 in Sunamganj

Two people were killed and at least 35 injured in a clash between two rival groups a Peerpur village in Chhatak upazila on Friday afternoon. The dead were identified as Kabir Ahmed, 40, and Botu Mia, 45, of the village. ...

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Two killed, 20 injured as rival villagers clash at Chhatak in Sunamganj

Two people have been killed and at least 20 others injured in a clash between rival villagers in Sunamganj. Chhatak Police Station OC Ashek Suja Mamun said two groups of villagers of Pirpur fought each other after Juma prayers on ...

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Father, son electrocuted in Sunamganj

Two people were electrocuted while catching fish in Dhala Beel (water body) in Sadar Upazila in the district on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified as Abdus Sattar, 52, a resident of Bhadertek village of the upazila, and his son ...

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Youth ‘kills self’ in Sunamganj

A young man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his room at Pondur village in Tahirpur upazila on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Komol Sarker, 28, son of Noni Gopal, a resident of the ...

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Teacher shortage hampers primary education in South Sunamganj

Academic activities of government primary, registered and community schools in the South Sunamganj Upazilla are being hampered seriously due to shortage of teachers. Sources said, at least 91 posts of teachers have been lying vacant in primary schools of the ...

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