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Reckless bus kills man, child in Jessore

  • Published at 11:51 am September 24th, 2019
WEB_Jessore Accident
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The accident occurred at 7am on Tuesday

A man and a child died after a bus ran over them on Benapole Road in Mollikpur area of Jessore.

The accident occurred at 7am on Tuesday.

The victims were Tariqul Islam, 32, a motor mechanic, and Ifat Ara Taiyeba, 9, a student of Class 3 at Laujani Government Primary School.

Witnesses said a Satkhira-bound bus from Jessore lost control at Mollikpur area and ran over Tariqul and Taiyeba.

Tariqul was killed on the spot while Taiyeba was taken to Jessore General Hospital where on-duty doctors declared her dead.

Navaran Highway Police camp in-charge Sub-Inspector Titu Kumar Nath said two persons were killed in the crash and police have detained the respective bus. However, the driver of the bus and his assistant managed to flee the scene.