Boat aerials after stone ban by Abdul Momin (13 images)

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Hundreds of narrow wooden boats lie abandoned on river banks after a stone picking ban rendered the area a wasteland. Haunting aerial photos of a normally busy working area show the impact of banning villagers from picking rocks from the Jadukata River for three days.

Locals typically use the boats every day to take stones from the shallow river in the Sylhet division of Bangladesh and sell them onto construction sites. The apocalypse-like images were captured by professional...
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