Dhaka, Bangladesh
6 killed in accidents in city, Pabna, Naogaon

6 killed in accidents in city, Pabna, Naogaon

News Desk At least six people were killed in separate road crashes in the capital city Dhaka, Pabna and Naogaon on Wednesday and Tuesday night. A man was killed and three others were injured when a bus hit an auto-rickshaw at Mohammadpur Beribadh on early Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Tofazzal Hossain, 60, an auto-rickshaw driver from Batenbari village of Bhola's Borhanuddin upazila. Bacchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital police camp, said the accident took place around 4:30am when a bus rammed the auto-rickshaw heading towards Dhanmondi. The driver and three passengers were injured in the accident. Later, they were taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced Tofazzal dead around 6am. A man and his nephew were killed when their motorbike collided with a human hauler at Circuit House in the Pabna Sadar upazila on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Hafez Walid, 22, son of Amin Pramanik; and Pranta Hossain, 16, son of Shafiq Pramanik of Balrampur village of the upazila. Police said the accident took place around 10am when the motorbike Walid and Pranta were riding on collided head-on with a human hauler. They died on the spot, said Obaidul Haq, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station. Meanwhile, three motorcyclists were killed when a truck hit a motorbike at Mahishbathan Bazar in Mahadebpur upazila of Naogaon on Tuesday night. The deceased were identified as Sharif Hossain, 19, son of Dulal Hossain; Ruhani Islam, 19, son of Golam Rasul; and Sagar Hossain, 19, son of Abdus Samad of Bijoypur village of the upazila. The accident took place around 10pm when a truck rammed the motorbike carrying three people. The victims were killed on the spot, said Sazzad Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mahadebpur Police Station. (Inputs taken from UNB)

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