Saturday, March 23, 2013

Tornado hits eastern Bangladesh, leaving 10 dead, about 500 injured

A tornado ripped through 20 villages in eastern Bangladesh on Friday, killing 10 people and injuring about 500 others, a report said.

The Prothom Alo newspaper said the 15-minute storm destroyed many homes and shops and uprooted large numbers of trees in Brahmanbaria district.