Update December 22, 2017

Dhaka 9-49 am, 13-May, 2021

4 killed by trucks in Rajshahi

Mirajul Moin Joy

22 December 2017, Nirapad News: Four people were killed and one other injured after being run over by three speeding trucks in three upazilas of Rajshahi district on Friday, reports UNB.

In Charghat upazila, two youths were killed as a sand-laden truck hit their motorcycle in Chongatola area on Baneshwar-Charghat road, said Nibaran Chandra Barman, officer-in-charge of Charghat police station.

The deceased are Abdur Rashid, 24, and Suman, 26, both hailing from Kanaikhali area of Boraigram upazila in Natore.

In Puthia upazila, Nazrul Islam, 50, a staff of Rajshahi University, was killed on the spot as a speedy truck rammed his motorcycle from opposite direction in Baneshwar area on the Dhaka-Rajshahi highway, said Syedur Rahman Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge of Puthia police station.

Another rider Mizanur Rahman Babu was critically injured and was taken to a local hospital, the OC added.

A truck carrying sugar knocked down a motorbike in Kamarpara area on the Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway in Godagari upazila, leaving Jewel dead on the spot, said Hifzur Alam Munshi, officer-in-charge of Godagari police station.

Jewel was returning home from a mosque after prayers.

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