Desperate dash for home

  • With long-haul bus services from Dhaka suspended due to a surging coronavirus outbreak, people tried to leave the city by alternative means of transport on Friday, Jun 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    With long-haul bus services from Dhaka suspended due to a surging coronavirus outbreak, people tried to leave the city by alternative means of transport on Friday, Jun 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A family walk to cross Aminbazar bridge as they leave Dhaka on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 amid a shutdown of long-haul buses from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A family walk to cross Aminbazar bridge as they leave Dhaka on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 amid a shutdown of long-haul buses from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People walk to cross Aminbazar bridge as they leave Dhaka on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 amid a shutdown of long-haul buses from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People walk to cross Aminbazar bridge as they leave Dhaka on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 amid a shutdown of long-haul buses from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People walk to cross Aminbazar bridge as they leave Dhaka on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 amid a shutdown of long-haul buses from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People walk to cross Aminbazar bridge as they leave Dhaka on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 amid a shutdown of long-haul buses from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The police set up a check-post at Gabtoli on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 to control crowds leaving the capital amid a shutdown of long-haul buses from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The police set up a check-post at Gabtoli on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 to control crowds leaving the capital amid a shutdown of long-haul buses from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The police stop a pickup carrying passengers while another passes by a check-post at Gabtoli on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 amid a shutdown of long-haul passenger transport from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The police stop a pickup carrying passengers while another passes by a check-post at Gabtoli on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 amid a shutdown of long-haul passenger transport from the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many crossed Aminbazar bridge in Dhaka by rickshaw on Friday, Jun 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many crossed Aminbazar bridge in Dhaka by rickshaw on Friday, Jun 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The districts around Dhaka have been locked down to control a surging coronavirus outbreak. With passenger transport closed, people leave the city on foot on Friday, Jun 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The districts around Dhaka have been locked down to control a surging coronavirus outbreak. With passenger transport closed, people leave the city on foot on Friday, Jun 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The districts around Dhaka have been locked down to control a surging coronavirus outbreak. With passenger transport closed, people leave the city on foot on Friday, Jun 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The districts around Dhaka have been locked down to control a surging coronavirus outbreak. With passenger transport closed, people leave the city on foot on Friday, Jun 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The authorities blocked public transports at Aminbazar on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 as the districts around Dhaka have been locked down to control a surging coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The authorities blocked public transports at Aminbazar on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 as the districts around Dhaka have been locked down to control a surging coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove