Kawran Bazar – September 12, 2014

Dhaka Metropolitan police and Railway police started eviction drive on both sides of Kawran Bazar rail line on Friday morning following Thursday’s accident that killed four poeple. The eviction drive began around 10am. On Thursday, four people, including a woman, were killed and five others injured when they  got trapped in between two moving trains at Kawran Bazar Fish Market level crossing. Nurun Nabi Sheikh, divisional estate officer of Bangladesh Railway said, all illegal structures from Karwan Bazar rail crossing to Tejgaon intersection would be removed. – Observerbd

After demolishing the illegal market structures near Kawran Bazar rail track, people are busy collecting the remains. This is nothing new for them, said the local people. They also added, “Each and every year government threaten us. What can we do? Where else we will go? And government also knows that they will not remove us.”



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