Cyclone Hamoon hits Bangladesh’s coastal belt, killing 3, injuring over 60

At least three people were killed and over 60 others injured in south-eastern Cox’s Bazar region as Cyclone Hamon crossed Bangladesh’s coastal belt on Tuesday night, Anadolu Agency reported.

According to local reports, the cyclone damaged about 30,000 houses, and disrupted the power supply and mobile network in the district.

The Cox’s Bazar authority evacuated over 40,000 people to government shelters before the cyclone made landfall.

Over 500 people were displaced in Cox’s Bazar as their houses were seriously damaged, Cox’s Bazar disaster management and relief officers confirmed.

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