Sunday, November 18, 2018 | ePaper

13 killed in road crashes

  • Print
Staff Reporter :
At least thirteen people were killed and 15 others critically injured in separate road crashes in Narsingdi, Sirajganj, Satkhira, Gazipur,Munshiganj, Naogaon, and Sherpur districts of the country on Tuesday.
In Narsingdi, at least seven more persons, including two women and a child, were killed when a bus collided with a microbus on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Shibpur upazila.
The accident took place on the highway in Sonamurur Tek area of Shibpur around 8 am.  
The killer bus belongs to Mitali Paribahan bus service.
Salam Hossain, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Shibpur Police Station confirmed the matter to media.
In Sirajganj, a local trader was killed after a truck plunged into a roadside ditch in Panchakroshi union in Ullapara upazila of Sirajganj district.
The deceased was identified as Shamsul Islam, 45, son of Abdul Kuddus, from Matikora village.
In Satkhira, a 7th grader school girl died under a truck at Hajipur point of Shuvnali union in Assasuni upazila of the district.
The deceased was identified as Tithi Moni Swarnokar, 12, daughter of Parimal Swarnokar. She was a student of Badartola High school.
In Gazipur, an youth met the tragic death after collision between two trucks in Salna area of Gazipur City Corporation.
The deceased was identified as Raju, 26, son of Omar Ali, hailed from Digholpara area of Sherpur Sadar.
In Munshiganj, a covered van driver was killed after his vehicle collided with a lorry in Voberchar area of Gazaria upazila.
The deceased was identified as Md Shamim, 23, son of Md Mostafizur, hailed from Bhola district.
In Naogaon, a madrasa youth was killed after he was hit by a truck at Majlishpur of Mohadevpur upazila of the district.
The deceased was identified as Md Atiq Hossein, 19, son of late Abdul Wahab, from Tolok village under Enayetpur union of the upazila.
 In Sherpur, a truck driver was killed when a collision occurred between bus and truck at Gourdar of Nakla upazila.
The deceased was identified as Md Nahid Miah, son of late Fakir Uddin, hailed from Sultanpur Bajitkhila area of Sherpur Sadar Upazila.

More News For this Category

Don`t boycott polls, guard centres : Kamal

Don`t boycott polls, guard centres : Kamal

Staff Reporter :Jatiya Oikyafront leader and Gano Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Saturday called upon the supporters of the newly floated political alliance to guard the polling centres instead

JOF poll aspirants inform BNP of their target seats

Reza Mahmud :Leaders of Jatiya Oikya Front (JOF) have informed the BNP about where their top leaders want to contest in the coming Parliamentary election.BNP and JOF sources said, the

Ansar, VDP to be armed before polls

Kazi Zahidul Hasan : The Home Ministry has sought Tk 139.86 crore from the Finance Ministry for buying 30,000 shotguns and 3,000,000 cartridges for the Ansar and VDP before the

HC hearing on plea challenging govt's inaction today

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) will hold the hearing today (Sunday) on a writ petition filed challenging the government's failure and inaction to prevent the recent attack on Barrister

EC seeking police report on clashes with BNP men

The Election Commission will ask for a report from police on Wednesday's violent clashes between them and the BNP supporters at Nayapaltan.The law enforcers will be asked to include photos,

UN committee condemns HR violations against Rohingyas

AP :A key United Nations committee overwhelmingly approved a resolution on Friday strongly condemning the continuing "gross human rights violations and abuses" against Rohingya Muslims who are treated as outsiders

Saudi prince behind murder of Khashoggi: CIA

Saudi prince behind murder of Khashoggi: CIA

The CIA believes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media reports.Sources close to the agency said it had assessed

Biased poll officials to face music: EC

Staff Reporter :Election Commissioner Brigadier General (Rtd) Shahadat Hossain Chowdhury has warned election officials of stern punitive actions if any allegation of biasness found against them.Mentioning that the EC does

California wildfires: 'Over 1,000 missing' in Camp Fire

More than 1,000 people have been reported missing in a California wildfire which has destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 71, local officials have said.The death toll rose

BNP spends money to make election controversial: Quader

Staff Reporter :General Secretary of Awami League Obaidul Quader on Saturday said, the BNP is spending money to make the coming 11th National Election controversial. Obaidul Quader said it in