4 killed by trucks in Rajshahi
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.