13 Apr 2024, 14:52

Road accident kills five in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, April 13, 2024 (BSS)- Five people were killed and several others
sustained injuries in separate road accidents of the last two days in the

Police said the deceased were identified as Rony Sheikh, 24, son of Younus
Sheikh of Kaligram, and Raju Ahmed, 20, son of Islam Ali of Jotanshi village
under the same upazila, Shanta Hossain, 20, son of Shadhu Mian, Fahim Islam,
21, son of Akkash Ali of Koira village under Paba upazila and Azizul Islam,
18, son of Akani Mollah of Bharua village under Belpukur Police Station.

Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bagha Police Station, said an
accident occurred when a motorbike collided head-on with an auto-rickshaw in
Sarakghat area under Bagha upazila of the district around 7.30 pm on Friday,
leaving the bike rider and co rider critically injured on the spot.

The wounded were rushed to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) where two
of them succumbed to their injuries in the night.

Meanwhile, Azizul Islam sustained injuries when a passenger's bus hit him in
Kasiadanga area on Friday noon.
He was immediately rushed to RMCH where the attending doctors declared him
dead after a few minutes of admission.

Earlier, Shanta and Fahim met a tragic road accident when their motorbike
rammed into a road divider at Budhpara flyover around 3.30 pm on Thursday,
said OC of Matiher Police Station Mobarak Parvez.
Shanta succumbed to his injuries at RMCH while Fahim in a private clinic.
Three separate cases were recorded with the respective police stations.


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