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World news about “Bangladesh” published by euronews.

12/12 16:20 CET

Oil spill threatens UNESCO world heritage site in Bangladesh

Oil spill threatens UNESCO world heritage site in Bangladesh

An oil slick has choked up to 50 kilometres of the Shela river in Bangladesh after a fuel barge sank on Thursday following a collision with an oil tanker. The tanker was believed to be carrying up to 350,000 litres of furnace oil. Locals began the clear-up using sponges and…