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SSC examinee dies after being run over by Wasa’s tanker

  • Published at 02:44 pm January 27th, 2020
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The victim's father, Md Hanif Miah breaks down after hearing news of the accident Dhaka Tribune

Agitated students blocked Wari road for sometime after the accident

A Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinee has died after being run over by a water tanker of Wasa near Baldha Garden in Dhaka's Wari area.   

Abir Hossain, student of Wari High School, was killed in the accident which occurred around 10am on Monday. He lived with his family in Joykali Mondir area.

Photo of Abir Hossain | Dhaka Tribune

Confirming the matter, Wari police Sub-Inspector (SI) Johir Hossain said they have detained the tanker driver and seized the vehicle.

He said: “The students had gone to the school to attend their farewell before the examination, which is scheduled to start on February 3.

Abir was run over by the water tanker when he was standing on the road. 

Later, police recovered the body and it to  Dhaka Medical College for an autopsy.

Agitated students blocked Wari road after the accident, which created a gridlock in the area.

DMP's Wari Division Assistant Commissioner (Patrol) Md Ziaul Alam told Dhaka Tribune that the vehicular movement in the area normalized after the students moved away from the road.