Bangladesh

Advertisement

 

Two, including KUET student, killed in Rangpur road accident

Staff Correspondent | Published: 18:38, May 23,2020

 
 

A student of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology and a teenage boy were killed on Saturday afternoon as they were run over by a goods laden truck on Rangpur- Dinajpur Highway near Barti Bridge under Taraganj upazila in Rangpur.

The deceased were – KUET electronic and electrical engineering department final year student Shariful Islam, 24, and a Class V student Helal Hossain, 14, both residents of village Uttorlakshmipur Mondopara of the upazilla.

Taraganj highway police station officer-in-charge Golam Kibria said that the two were run over by a Dinajpur bound goods-laden truck while they were returning home by a bicycle and they died on the spot at about 1:00pm.

On information, he said, the highway police reached the spot, recovered the bodies and sent those to Rangpur Medical College Hospital for post-mortem examinations.

He said that they seized the truck but its driver and his assistant managed to flee, he added.

Want stories like this in your inbox?

Sign up to exclusive daily email

Advertisement

 

Advertisement

images