24 Jun 2022, 16:12

Road accident kills 5 in Naogaon

NAOGAON, June 24, 2022 (BSS)- Five people including four teachers were killed
and another was injured when their auto-rickshaw has been dashed by a truck
in Balihari Bablatali area on the Rajshahi-Naogaon highway under Niamatpur
upazila of the district this morning.

Police sources said the deceased were identified as Delwar Hossain, 48,
Mokbul Hossain, 58, Lelin Sarker, 27, Jannatun Nessa, 35, Selim Reza, 42.

Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Naogaon Sadar Police Station, said
the teachers were heading to take part in a six-day training course at
Naogaon Teachers Training Centre by an engine-driven auto-rickshaw.

On their way, a speeding poultry-feed-laden truck knocked down their rickshaw
around 8 am, leaving four teachers and driver of the rickshaw dead on the
spot and injuring a teacher.

Wounded teacher Nur Jahan Begum, 30, was admitted to Rajshahi Medical College
Hospital, he added.

Commissioner of Rajshahi division GSM Zafarullah and others concerned visited
the spot.

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