28 June, 2021

  • As public transports are suspended due to the lockdown restrictions, private vehicles were out in large numbers on the capital's Mirpur Road, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    As public transports are suspended due to the lockdown restrictions, private vehicles were out in large numbers on the capital's Mirpur Road, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Dhanmondi area of Dhaka's Mirpur Road was closed to public transports on Monday as part of the restrictions ahead of a'severe lockdown' to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Dhanmondi area of Dhaka's Mirpur Road was closed to public transports on Monday as part of the restrictions ahead of a'severe lockdown' to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Commuters cram onto a pickup in Chattogram's Karnaphuli Bridge area as public transports are suspected as part of the lockdown restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Commuters cram onto a pickup in Chattogram's Karnaphuli Bridge area as public transports are suspected as part of the lockdown restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Commuters cram onto a pickup in Chattogram's Karnaphuli Bridge area as public transports are suspected as part of the lockdown restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Commuters cram onto a pickup in Chattogram's Karnaphuli Bridge area as public transports are suspected as part of the lockdown restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Commuters wait for alternative transports in Chattogram's Karnaphuli Bridge area as public transport services are suspended as part of the lockdown restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Commuters wait for alternative transports in Chattogram's Karnaphuli Bridge area as public transport services are suspended as part of the lockdown restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • The wife of Abul Kashem, the owner and driver of an Ajmeri Paribahan bus who was killed in a deadly blast in Moghbazar, breaks down in tears after arriving at the Dhaka Medical College morgue to take his body, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The wife of Abul Kashem, the owner and driver of an Ajmeri Paribahan bus who was killed in a deadly blast in Moghbazar, breaks down in tears after arriving at the Dhaka Medical College morgue to take his body, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The wife of Abul Kashem, a bus driver who was killed in the Moghbazar blast, holds her husband's coffin as the ambulance leaves the Dhaka Medical College on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The wife of Abul Kashem, a bus driver who was killed in the Moghbazar blast, holds her husband's coffin as the ambulance leaves the Dhaka Medical College on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The body of bus driver Abul Kashem, who was killed in the Moghbazar blast, is being taken to his home in Cumilla from Dhaka Medical College on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The body of bus driver Abul Kashem, who was killed in the Moghbazar blast, is being taken to his home in Cumilla from Dhaka Medical College on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The New Market area is empty as shopping malls remain closed on Monday ahead of the start of a

    The New Market area is empty as shopping malls remain closed on Monday ahead of the start of a "severe lockdown" across the country to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The New Market area is empty as shopping malls remain closed on Monday ahead of the start of a

    The New Market area is empty as shopping malls remain closed on Monday ahead of the start of a "severe lockdown" across the country to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • New Market Over Bridge was deserted as shopping malls were closed on Monday, ahead of the start of a ‘severe lockdown’ across the country to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    New Market Over Bridge was deserted as shopping malls were closed on Monday, ahead of the start of a ‘severe lockdown’ across the country to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With shops and markets ordered shut, New Market is deserted on the first day of limited restrictions coming into force before the start of a

    With shops and markets ordered shut, New Market is deserted on the first day of limited restrictions coming into force before the start of a "severe lockdown" across the country to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With shops and markets ordered shut, New Market is deserted on the first day of limited restrictions coming into force before the start of a

    With shops and markets ordered shut, New Market is deserted on the first day of limited restrictions coming into force before the start of a "severe lockdown" across the country to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Police hand masks to people without any face covering at the Science Lab intersection ahead of a strict lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus across the country, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Police hand masks to people without any face covering at the Science Lab intersection ahead of a strict lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus across the country, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traffic police pull motorcyclists over at the Dhanmondi 32 intersection in the capital on Monday, ahead of strict lockdown across the country. The law enforcers booked those using ride sharing services or out without a valid reason, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traffic police pull motorcyclists over at the Dhanmondi 32 intersection in the capital on Monday, ahead of strict lockdown across the country. The law enforcers booked those using ride sharing services or out without a valid reason, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traffic police pull motorcyclists over at the Dhanmondi 32 intersection in the capital on Monday, ahead of strict lockdown across the country. The law enforcers booked those using ride sharing services or out without a valid reason, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traffic police pull motorcyclists over at the Dhanmondi 32 intersection in the capital on Monday, ahead of strict lockdown across the country. The law enforcers booked those using ride sharing services or out without a valid reason, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Inspector General of Police Benazir Ahmed visits the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Inspector General of Police Benazir Ahmed visits the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Inspector General of Police Benazir Ahmed visits the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Inspector General of Police Benazir Ahmed visits the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Inspector General of Police Benazir Ahmed speaks to the media after visiting the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Inspector General of Police Benazir Ahmed speaks to the media after visiting the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of the Fire Service's probe team work to determine the cause of the explosion that destroyed a building in Dhaka’s Moghbazar, on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of the Fire Service's probe team work to determine the cause of the explosion that destroyed a building in Dhaka’s Moghbazar, on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A probe committee member conducts a test to determine the presence of methane gas at the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A probe committee member conducts a test to determine the presence of methane gas at the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A probe committee member conducts a test to determine the presence of methane gas at the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A probe committee member conducts a test to determine the presence of methane gas at the explosion site in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Monday, Jun 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi