Three killed in Bogra road mishaps

Our Correspondent | Published: 19:14, Feb 17,2017

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At least three people, including a teenager, were killed and 10 others injured on Friday afternoon in separate road accidents in Garidaha area of Sherpur and Matidali area in Bogra.

Among the deads, two were identified as Dulal Mia, 40, son of Afzal Hossain of Bejhar village in Naogaon and Abu Musa, 14, son of late Abdul Bari of Sultanpara in Bogra.

The identity of another victim aged around 30 could not be known immideatly.   

Sub-inspector Robiul Islam of Phulbari police outpost said driver of a bus lost control over the steering as one its tyre suddenly blasted at 1:15pm in Garidaha area.

At one stage the bus collided head-on with a Bogra-bound truck, killing Dulal on the spot and injuring 11 others, he said.

The injured were rushed to Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital where on-duty doctor declared the unidentified driver of the truck dead.

Meanwhile, another road mishap occurred around 1:00pm when a Dhaka-bound truck crushed Musa while he was riding a bicycle near Matidhali intersection, killing him on the spot.




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