20 killed in Bangladesh landslides

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At least 20 people were killed in landslides triggered due to heavy rain in Bangladesh, authorities said on Tuesday.
 
Influenced by a depression in the Bay of Bengal, rains have lashed three hill districts of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazaar and Bandarban since Monday, reports Xinhua news agency.
 
An official in Chittagong said: "The military, police and the fire service personnel have joined rescue efforts since early Tuesday morning."
 
Dhaka’s flood forecasting centre said the water-level in all the major rivers is rising, while some were already flowing over the danger mark.

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