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Bandarban-Rangamati road communication snapped

Molly Barua, Bandarban: Road communication between Bandarban and Rangamati has been snapped as a bailey bridge over a canal at Amtoli para under sadar upazilla of the district collapsed on Friday night.

The bridge collapsed at around 8:30 pm for the incessant rain on last day said Thoai Nu Aung Marma, a local of the area.

Locals and commuters from Rangamati and Bandarban were found to cross over the damaged bridge with amid risk.

Local farmers said they are facing immense trouble to supply their vegetables to the district town due to the disruption of road communication.

Contacted, Major Mahbub, a project officer of 19 Engineer Construction Battalion (ECB) of Bangladesh Army said they would take initiative soon to repair the bridge.

The locals and commuters urged the authorities to repair the bridge without much delay. (chtj-desk/report/Bandar).