Couple killed in Bogra road crash

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 20:48, Oct 07,2016


A couple was killed as a bus rammed their motorcycle at Majhira on Dhaka-Bogra highway in Shahjahanpur of Bogra on Friday afternoon. 

The deceased were identified as Shafiqul Islam, 38, and his wife Mukta Begum, 28, residents of Sujabad village in the upazila. 

Witnesses said Shafiqul and his wife were returning home astride a motorcycle. 

When they reached Majhira, a speeding bus of ‘Ekota Paribahan’ crashed into their bike and two CNG-run auto rickshaws around 3:15pm as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving the couple dead on the spot and the two auto-rickshaw drivers injured. 

The injured were taken to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital, said Shah Alam, in-charge of Silimpur police camp. 

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