Dhaka, Bangladesh
Three college students among 5 killed

Three college students among 5 killed

Bus crushes motorbikes in Gazipur, Narsingdi

News Desk : Five people were killed, three of them students of a college, as a bus and a van rammed two motorcycles in Gazipur and Narshindi Sunday. Meanwhile, actor Ferdaus and actress Purnima were reported inured also in motorbike accident in Noakhali on the day during the shooting of a film. Sources said Rajababu, Johnny and Mahfuz, class-XII students of Shahjahan Ali College in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur, were killed when a bus rammed a motorcycle they were riding in Etahata area of the city in the morning. Muktar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Bason Police Station, said, "The accident took place around 10 am when a bus of 'Palash Paribahan' hit the motorcycle in front of Kashem Textile Mills, leaving two of them dead on the spot and one injured." The injured was taken to a local hospital where doctors declared him dead, too. Police seized the bus and arrested its driver, said the OC. Meanwhile, two motorcyclists were killed as a covered van hit their motorbike on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Paolanpur area of Narshindi district town on Sunday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Rabbi Mia, 28, son of Delo Mia of the same area, and Roxy, 25, son of Mostafizur Rahman of Tatapara village in Madhabdi Upazila of the district. Officer-in-charge of Madhabdi Police Station Dewan Abu Taher said the accident took place around 4 pm when the Narshingdi-bound covered van hit the motorcycle, leaving both dead on the spot. The bodies were sent to Narsingi Sadar Hospital for autopsy. (Intakes take from agencies)

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