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6 killed in road crashes

  • Published at 08:31 pm February 4th, 2020
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In Lakshmipur, an expatriate youth was killed after a truck collided with a motorcycle

At least six people were killed and fourteen others injured in separate road accidents in five districts of the country on Tuesday.

In Rajshahi, a bus plunged  into a roadside ditch killing two passengers and injuring ten at Buraburitola of Tanore upazila in the district on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Riaz Uddin, 70 of Chimnagram of Tanore and Monirul Islam of Tangail village in Nachol upazila.

Tanore police station OC (investigation) Rakibul Hasan confirmed the incident.

In Tangail, a police constable died after being hit by a truck. The incident took place in the  morning in Rabna bypass area of Dhaka-Tangail HIghway in Tangail Sadar upazila.

The deceased was identified as Saidul Islam, 36 from Mymensingh and he was appointed as a Tangail sadar traffic constable.

Elenga  highway police SI Adam Ali told Dhaka Tribune that Saidul was on duty when the accident took place. 

In Lakshmipur, an expatriate youth was killed after a truck collided with a motorcycle.

The deceased was identified as Md Sohel, 30, of Kidirpur village in the upazila. He came to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabia two months ago informed UNB. 

Tota Mia, Raipur Police Station OC said the truck collided with the motorbike coming from the opposite direction near Mohadevpur area of Sadar upazila at 9pm, leaving three bikers severely injured. 

Locals took them to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared Sohel dead, he added.

In Shatkhira, a college student was killed in a motorcycle accident.

Two motorcycles collided coming from opposite directions in Tangails' Patkelghata Shakdah area at about 9am. College student Dipjoy Sadhu, 19 of Toilkupi village died on the spot and another Abdul Wadud from Shakdah village was injured.

Patkelghata police station OC Wahid Morshed confirmed the matter.

In Bogra, a sand laden truck ran over a class three student who died on the spot. 

The accident took place at 10am on the Bogra-Namuza highway of Bogra Sadar upazila. The deceased was identified as Monir Chandra Sarkar, 10. 

Rezaul, SI of sadar police station confirmed the matter.

Our Correspondents Dulal Abdullah, Rajshahi, Abdullah Al Numan, Tangail, Asaduzzaman, Shatkhira, Nazmul Huda Nasim, Bogra contributed to this report.