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A baby was killed and his grandmother critically injured in a rain-triggered landslide in Bandarban Sadar upazila yesterday morning.

Flooding in the country’s southeast caused by incessant rain over the past few days is likely to get worse, weather experts said yesterday.

The malaria situation across the country worsens, with the number of infected patients rising significantly in the three hill districts of Bandarban, Rangamati and Khagrachari.

The prevalence of malaria in the district is now on the decline due to preventive measures taken by government and non-government organizations, reports BSS.

Locals fear hills may collapse in winter due to scarcity of water, which is a consequence of such illegal stone-lifting