Bangladesh : Land Slide : 2007/06/11
|Country or District||Bangladesh|
|Outline||On 11 JUne 2007, rain and landslides have killed at least 74 people in Bangladesh as early monsoon showers swept the country.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Reuters AlerNet 2007/06/12
Mudslides, floods kill nearly 130 in Bangladesh
Mudslides caused by monsoon rains buried bamboo and straw shacks in shantytowns and collapsed brick houses in southeastern Bangladesh Monday, killing at least 67 people. Another 11 died when they were struck by lightning, rescue officials and witnesses said.
Reuters AlerNet 2007/06/11
Heavy rains triggered landslides that buried hillside homes, killing 61 people and leaving scores of others missing on Monday in the port city of Chittagong, police and witnesses said.