At least six people, including an activist of Juba League and an activist of Chhatra League, were killed in separate road accidents in the country on Tuesday and Wednesday.
A Jubo League activist was killed and two others were injured when a motorcycle hit a human hauler in Shyamnagar upazila on Tuesday night.
The deceased was identified as Mostafizur Rahman, 24, an activist of Nurnagar union unit Jubo League and son of Abu Musa of the upazila.
Nurul Huda, officer-in-charge of Shyamnagar Police Station, said a motorbike carrying Mostafizur and two others collided with a human hauler around 10:30pm.
The three bikers, injured in the accident, were taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced Mostafizur dead.
They were returning home from a rally of Jubo League in Kaliganj upazila.
In Bagerhat, three people were killed as a stone-laden truck hit a stationary truck at Bottola in Rampal upazila Tuesday noon.
One of the deceased was identified as truck driver Yesmin Hossain Ansari, 24, son of Hossain Ansari of Patkelghata upazila in Satkhira district.
The accident took place around 2:30pm when the stone-laden truck hit the brick-laden stationary truck, leaving three people dead on the spot and another injured, said Tuhin Hawladar, officer-in-charge of Rampal Police Station.
The injured was taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital, he added.
In Chattogram, two people, including a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League, were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident in Mirsarai upazila on Tuesday night.
The deceased were identified as Mosharraf Hossain Milon, 23, cultural affairs secretary of Chhatra League’s Mirsarai upazila unit and son of Shafiul Alam of Zafrabad village; and Mohamamd Alauddin, 60, of Uttar Mandarbaria village.
The accident took place around 10pm on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway near the Jamaler Dokan area.
A pick-up carrying passengers plunged into a roadside ditch after being hit by a speedy truck, said Jashim Uddin, assistant director of Chattogram Fire Service and Civil Defense.
Twelve people were injured. They were taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced Alauddin dead.
Milon succumbed to his injuries while being taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Jashim said.
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