Three of a same family killed in Pabna road accident
Three members of a family on Friday were killed on board an auto-van by a speeding truck at Bhangura in Pabna.
The accident happened at about 1:30pm at Rangalia Tiktikipara area on Bhangura-Faridpur road.
The deceased were Imon Hossain, 16 and Imran Hossain, 14, of late Rashid Pramanik of village Par Bhangura in Bhangura Sadar union, and their cousin Chumma Khatun, 13, daughter of Shafiqul Islam of the same village.
Bhangura Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Anwar Hossain said four people of a same family were going to their relative’s home at Hatgram from Char Bhangura by a battery-operated auto-van early Friday afternoon. When the auto-van reached at Rangalia Tiktikipara area, a Pabna-bound speeding truck from Faridpur rammed the auto-van on the road, leaving two brothers and their cousin dead on the spot. Rescuing the other injured, locals rushed him to Bhangura Upazila Health Complex.
The OC further said the truck fled after the accident. The bodies of the deceased were recovered. Efforts were going on to find out the killer truck.