Their father is in critical condition
Two minors, siblings, have been killed and their father critically injured in a motorbike accident in Keraniganj.
The incident took place on the Dhaka-Mawa Highway in Rajendrapur’s Mollarpur area, around 10:30am, on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Fatima Afrin, 13; and Md Afsar Uddin, 10. They are the children of Samsuddin Dalim, 40, from Hatkhola village of Rajendrapur.
Afrin was a fifth-grade student at Cosmo Metropolitan School and College in the Hasnabaad area, while her brother Afsar was a fourth-grade student at the same institution.
Confirming the matter, South Keraniganj Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Mansur Ahmed said: “The incident happened while Samsuddin was returning home after picking up his kids up from school, on his motorbike.
“As they reached the Mollarpara area, a truck coming from the opposite direction ran them over, leaving the siblings dead on the spot.”
“The injured Samsuddin Dalim has been taken to Sir Salimullah Medical College and Hospital in critical condition.”
Acting on information, police recovered the bodies and sent them to Sir Salimullah Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy, the SI added.