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5 of a Bangladeshi family killed in Kuwait fire

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Moulvibazar: Five members of a family here were killed in a fire erupted from explosion of a compressor of an air-conditioner at a residential building in Salmiya area of Kuwait city on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Rokeya Begum, 50, wife of Juned Miah, their two sons - Fahad, 18, and Emad, 5, - and two daughters - Jamila, 14, and Namila, 6,- hailing from Kandigaon village of Kamalganj upazila of the district.
Family sources said the fire broke out when a compressor...
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Housewife tortured dead in Narail

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Narail: A housewife was strangulated to death allegedly by her husband at Shubhargop village in Sadar upazila early Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Naice Akhter, wife of Akher Sheikh.
Family sources said that Akher, son of Aliar Sheikh, married to Naice Akhter, daughter of...
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4 ‘robbers’ held in Chuadanga

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Chuadanga: Police in a drive arrested four alleged members of inter-district robbers' gang along with home-made weapons from Darshana-Joyrampur road area of Damurhuda upazila early Tuesday.
The arrestees were identified as Abu Siddique, son of Gofar Maula of Keshabpur village...
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Teenage girl’s body exhumed for fresh autopsy in Panchagarh

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Panchagarh: The body of a teenage girl, who allegedly committed suicide on October 10, was exhumed for fresh autopsy on Tuesday.
Following a court order, the body of Rahima Akter Sonia, a student of Kazi Shahabuddin Girls' School and Col-lege in Tetulia upazila, was exhumed in...
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Man to die for killing wife in Jessore

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Jessore: A court here on Tuesday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife for dowry in 2007.
The court also fined Rafiqul Islam Dhopodi, son of Shaheed Ali of Dakkhin Nauapara in Abhoynagar upazila, Tk 1 lakh.
According to the prosecution, Rafiqul used to torture his wife...
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