When they came out on the street, the soldiers asked to wear mask.

 Staff Reporter   |   Update: 2020-03-26 15:37:48

When they came out on the street, the soldiers asked to wear  mask.

Bangladesh Army has started field work from Wednesday morning (25th March) to tackle coronavirus spread worldwide. A joint team of police and army patrol the main roads of the port city.

According to the sources, four army teams are working in Chittagong with the district administration. Beyond that, a total of seventeen teams are now on the field to deal with coronavirus in three hill districts including Chittagong district. Three district magistrates are leading the campaign in Chittagong. Owirao police station Osirao.


In the morning, a joint force opened a South Korean restaurant at the number 12/2 building on Khulshir Road 2 in the morning. During that time, two Koreans and three Bangladeshi working in the restaurant were sent to the quarantine home.

Later, the army closed its shops and businesses in New Market area of ​​the city. At the same time, they campaigned through conscientious mining to eradicate coronavirus.

In Mykong, the army is saying, "Use masks to prevent corona, keep shoplifting closed, don't stay in the house unnecessarily."

At around 12 noon, the Jamalkhan area of ​​the city was seen by the front magistrate, with some army vehicles behind by the CMP police team. Mohammad Mohsin, the officer in charge of the Kotwali police station, gave different directions to the city residents. Hand Mike urged citizens not to leave home without needing to warn about coronavirus. Later, the group also conducted operations in the city's CRB area.

Army officials closed a restaurant at the east gate of Chittagong Medical College Hospital around 7pm. The rest of the food stores nearby were alerted. In addition, the army stopped work on some buildings and sent workers to their homes.

Chittagong District Administration Executive Magistrate Md. Touhidul Islam told Jago News, “A joint team of district administration, police and army are patrolling various areas of the city. Army personnel are sending him back home without any urgent need on the road. They are also assisting the administration with reviewing the home quarantine system. We (magistrates) with army members are going to the area of ​​Quarantine. "

At the Chittagong Divisional Commissioner's office, the administration and the army met on Tuesday. The meeting also called for the deployment of army to assist the administration in handling the situation in Chittagong like in the country.

The military will work with the civil administration to address the current situation. Initially, they will oversee overseas refugees who do not adhere to the home quarantine. In addition to keeping their home in quarantine, the army will ensure that no more than 3-5 people are assembled and that people out of emergency need to walk a certain distance.