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Milestone school student killed in Uttara road accident

  • Published at 01:52 pm February 5th, 2019
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The microbus driver involved in the incident fled the scene

A fifth-grader of Milestone School and College has been killed in a road accident, in Dhaka, on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Faija Tahsina Shuchi, the only daughter of senior journalist Faijul Islam of The Daily Ittefaq.

The incident took place at the Diabari area of Uttara, when a microbus ran her over in the early morning.

Confirming the incident to the Dhaka Tribune, Turag police station Sub-Inspector (SI) Burjahan said: "We have seized the microbus. 

"However, the driver and the passengers of the vehicle were able to flee the scene. Necessary steps will be taken upon further investigation." 

According to local sources, injured Shuchi was taken to Bangladesh Medical Hospital were the on-duty doctors declared her dead.