When road crossing puts lives at risk

  • With the work to build a new footbridge underway after the authorities tore down the old one, pedestrians in Dhaka’s Farmgate are crossing the street by risking their lives. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    With the work to build a new footbridge underway after the authorities tore down the old one, pedestrians in Dhaka’s Farmgate are crossing the street by risking their lives. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pedestrians cross the street by risking their lives although a footbridge is only about a hundred metres away in Dhaka’s Farmgate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pedestrians cross the street by risking their lives although a footbridge is only about a hundred metres away in Dhaka’s Farmgate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pedestrians cross the street by risking their lives although a footbridge is only about a hundred metres away in Dhaka’s Farmgate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pedestrians cross the street by risking their lives although a footbridge is only about a hundred metres away in Dhaka’s Farmgate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man with a toddler on his shoulders crosses the street by risking their lives although a footbridge is only about a hundred metres away in Dhaka’s Farmgate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man with a toddler on his shoulders crosses the street by risking their lives although a footbridge is only about a hundred metres away in Dhaka’s Farmgate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Jaywalkers cross the street in Dhaka’s Farmgate ignoring a sign to use footbridges. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Jaywalkers cross the street in Dhaka’s Farmgate ignoring a sign to use footbridges. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The work to build a new footbridge after tearing down the old one is underway in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Thursday, Nov 11, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The work to build a new footbridge after tearing down the old one is underway in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Thursday, Nov 11, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The work to build a new footbridge after tearing down the old one is underway in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Thursday, Nov 11, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The work to build a new footbridge after tearing down the old one is underway in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Thursday, Nov 11, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A policeman carries a sign asking pedestrians to use other footbridges in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Thursday, Nov 11, 2021 after the authorities tore down the main one. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A policeman carries a sign asking pedestrians to use other footbridges in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Thursday, Nov 11, 2021 after the authorities tore down the main one. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A policeman carries a sign asking pedestrians to use other footbridges in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Thursday, Nov 11, 2021 after the authorities tore down the main one. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A policeman carries a sign asking pedestrians to use other footbridges in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Thursday, Nov 11, 2021 after the authorities tore down the main one. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • With the work to build a new footbridge underway after the authorities tore down the old one, pedestrians in Dhaka’s Farmgate are crossing the street by risking their lives. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    With the work to build a new footbridge underway after the authorities tore down the old one, pedestrians in Dhaka’s Farmgate are crossing the street by risking their lives. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • With the work to build a new footbridge underway after the authorities tore down the old one, pedestrians in Dhaka’s Farmgate are crossing the street by risking their lives. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    With the work to build a new footbridge underway after the authorities tore down the old one, pedestrians in Dhaka’s Farmgate are crossing the street by risking their lives. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove