4 killed in road crash in 2 dists
At least four people were killed Wednesday in separate incidents in Rajshahi and Chuadanga districts.
In Chuadanga, a young man was killed and three others were injured as a speeding truck drove through a roadside stationary shop at Dolatdiar village in Sadar upazila.
The deceased Shafiuddin alias Shafi, 30, is son of some Didar Mondal of the same village.
In Rajshahi district, three people including a schoolgirl were killed and four others injured when a bus ploughed through a bookshop at Naudapara area in the city.
The deceased were Anika, 13, a student of Shah Makhdum School and daughter of Rustam of Bharalipara, Ismail Hossain, 24, son of Ismail and Sabuj Islam, 32, son of Mohammad Ali.
The injured were taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.
Later, locals put up a barricade on Rajshahi-Naogaon road protesting the incident, disrupting traffic movement.
Zillur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Shah Makhdum police station said, police rushed to the spot and seized the bus.