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 (băr′ĭ-sôl′, bŭr′ĭ-säl′)
A city of southern Bangladesh on the Ganges River delta. The phenomenon known as "the Barisal guns," unexplained sounds resembling distant thunder or cannon fire, may be seismic in origin.


(ˌbʌr əˈsɑl, ˈbær əˌsɔl)

a port in S Bangladesh, on the Ganges River. 188,000.
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The year 2018 is momentous for Bangladesh as the country is supposed to hold mayoral polls this year in six city corporations - Gazipur, Barisal, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Sylhet and Khulna.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina goes to Patuakhali and Barisal tomorrow on a daylong visit to open 'Sheikh Hasina Cantonment' and 54 development projects besides addressing a public rally, reports BSS.
During the last 24 hours, 100mm rainfall was recorded in Mymensingh, 137mm in Chandpur, 103mm in Hatiya, 139mm in Ishwardi, 163mm in Khulna, 123mm in Satkhira, 162mm in Jessore, 186mm in Barisal and 177mm in Faridpur.
Mushfiqur RahimtoRajshahi Kings The BPL's highest overall run-getter has left Barisal Bulls for Rajshahi Kings.
In another match, batting for Chittagong Vikings Shoaib Malik scored 63 off 30 deliveries against Barisal Bulls, taking his total T20 runs tally to 6516 runs.
The reason behind the accident could not be determined immediately, but an official at Barisal Port Authority said that the boat was overcrowded with passengers when it sank.
Three people were burnt to death after a truck was attacked early on Saturday in southwestern coastal Barisal as ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) continued its nationwide transport blockade for the 29th consecutive day since January 6.
The former Durham captain made his debut in this season's Bangladesh Premier League for Barisal Burners.
The 30-year-old's next overseas stint will see him return to Bangladesh Premier League side Barisal Burners before Durham's pre-season programme gets underway.
Millions heard these continuing explosions, which came most frequently in rainy weather, and called them Barisal Guns.
Afridi was snapped by Dhaka Gladiators for US $700,000 a little after Gayle, whose international career has been stalled by a long-running dispute with the WICB, went for $551,000 to the Barisal Burners, website ESPNcricinfo reported on Thursday Afridi, however, will only be available for the final two days of the inaugural League campaign as he is on national team duty against England in the United Arab Emirates.