Road accident kills 7 in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ, Dec 4, 2020 (BSS) – Seven people were killed and several others injured in a tragic road accident on Barangail-Tangail regional highway near Mulkandi area of the district.

The deceased were identified as Khuki Bala, 65, wife of Nitai, Harekrishna, 55, son of Nitai, Gobinda, 30, son of Harekrishna, Bobita, 25, wife of Gobinda, Radhe, 3, daughter of Gobinda, Ram Proshad, 35, son of Juran. All are the instrumentalists and residents of Chashavadra village under Nagorpur upazila of Tangail district and the auto-rickshaw driver Jamal, 35, son of Sadar Uddin of Sametpur village under Daulatpur upazila of the district.

Ofiicer-in-Charge (OC) of Daulatpur Police Station Rezaul Karim said the accident occurred around 2pm when a Nagorpur-bound passengers bus collided head-on with a Manikganj-bound CNG-run auto-rickshaw, leaving one dead on the spot and injuring others.

Among the wounded, six have died at the Daulatpur Upazila Health Complex.

A case was filed in this connection.



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