A schoolgirl was killed as an easy-bike ran over her at village Dawdara of Nalitabari upazila on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Surma Begum, 7, daughter of Abdus Salam of the village, and a Class I student of Dawdara Government Primary School of the upazila.
Local people said that the accident took place when an easy-bike coming from the opposite direction ran over the girl while she was going to school around 8:45am, leaving her dead on the spot.
Local people took her to upazila health complex where duty doctors declared her dead, AKM Fasihur Rahman, officer-in-charge of the Nalitabari police.
The body was handed over to the family according to the direction of the district magistrate, he added.
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