Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Risky street crossing

  • Published: 2019-05-24 20:42:19 BdST

Deadly road accidents, protests and awareness campaigns seem to have failed to stop pedestrians from taking illegal and dangerous shortcuts to cross the streets in Dhaka, flouting traffic rules. Eid shoppers are climbing fences raised on road-dividers to cross streets with footbridges a few metres away. These photos were taken in the New Market area on Friday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove