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10 killed in road accidents

  • Published at 09:33 pm February 22nd, 2020
Acc-Road Accident

In Gopalganj, a man was killed when his van was rear-ended by a bus on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Muksudpur upazila

At least 10 people were killed and 12 others injured in road accidents on Saturday. 

In Tangail, four people were killed and six others injured when the three-wheeler carrying them was rear ended by a covered-van on the Dhaka-Tangail Highway in Sohagpara of Mirzapur upazila.

The deceased are Jahanur, Tapan Chandra Das, Marzina Begum, and Rasheda Begum.

Gorai highway police outpost In-Charge Md Moniruzzaman said: “The injured have been admitted to Kumudini Hospital.”

In Gopalganj, a man was killed when his van was rear-ended by a bus on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Muksudpur upazila.

The deceased Jafar Munshi, 60, was the van driver.

Muksudpur police station OC Mirza Abul Kalam Azad said: “Jafar died on his way to Gopalganj General Hospital. We have seized the bus but the driver managed to flee.”

In Kushtia, two men were killed and two others injured in a head on collision between a tractor-trolley and a truck on the Kushtia-Ishwardi Highway in Bheramara area.

The deceased are Shukkur Ali, 35, driver of the tractor-trolley and his assistant, Al-Amin, 18.

Bheramara police station OC Shahjalal said: “Bodies of Shukkur and Al-Amin were taken to Kushtia General Hospital.”

In Panchagarh, a man was killed and four others were injured when the tractor carrying them overturned and fell into a roadside ditch on Panchagarh-Dhaka Highway in Boda upazila.

The deceased Hafizul Islam, 70, was from Tepukhuria village in the upazila, confirmed Boda police station OC Abu Hayder Md Ashrafuzzaman.

In Manikganj, a pedestrian was killed on the spot when a bus hit him on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Sadar Upazila.

The deceased was identified as Faruq Hossain, 36, police sources said, reports BSS. Faruq’s body was taken to Manikganj Sadar Hospital for an autopsy.

In Noakhali, a school teacher was killed when she fell from a moving motorcycle in Mohammadpur union of Subarnachar upazila.

The deceased Taslima Akhter, was a primary school teacher, confirmed Char Jabbar police station OC Shahed Uddin.

Our correspondents Abdullah Al Numan, Tangail; Manoj Kumar Saha, Gopalganj; Al-Mamun Sagar, Kushtia; Sazzadur Rahman, Panchagarh; Ranajit Chandra Kuri, Noakhali contributed to this report