Three killed in Mymensingh road accidents

Our Correspondent . Mymensingh | Published: 16:55, Mar 17,2021 | Updated: 18:03, Mar 17,2021


Three people, including a woman and her daughter, were killed in separate road accidents at Bhaluka and Tarakanda in Mymensingh on Wednesday.

In Bhaluka, Khadija Akhter, 34, from Darirampur in Trishal, and her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter Maryam Akhter died when a lorry of Russell Spinning Mill hit them while they were crossing a road in Kathali area in the morning.

They were sent to the local Upazila Health Complex where they died at around 11:00am.

The OC said they seized the lorry but the driver escaped.

In Tarakanda, a motorcyclist died on the spot in Kashiganj Bazar area when a sand-laden lorry hit him at about 12:45.

The victim is Rafiqul Islam, a fruit trader.

Tarakanda police station OC Abul Khair confirmed the matter and said that the lorry hit the victim’s motorcycle as soon as he got on the road from an oil pump.

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