Locals block Dhaka-Ctg Highway protesting at Kanchpur road accident

United News of Bangladesh . Narayanganj | Published: 12:44, Oct 04,2018 | Updated: 13:41, Oct 04,2018


Students and villagers block Dhaka-Chattagram Highway after a bus hit and injured one in Kanchpur area of Narayanganj on Thursday. -- UNB photo

Several hundred villagers including students put up a barricade on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway following the injuries of two students in a road accident at Kanchpur of Sonargaon in Narayanganj on Thursday.

Mohammad Kaiyum, in-charge of Kanchpur police camp, said two students of Hazi Omar Ali High School sustained injured when a vehicle hit them in Kanchpur area around 8:30am.

The injured were taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, said the OC.

As the news spread, the students of the school along with locals put up a barricade on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, halting traffic movement on the busy road.

The agitating locals also vandalised 10-12 vehicles following the accident, he added.


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