Driver killed, helper injured in arson attack
Chapainawabganj, 3 March 2015, Nirapad News: Miscreants torched a covered van at Shibganj upazila of the district, killed the driver and critically injured his helper.
Driver Shipon (35), and his helper Shakil (14) were on their way to Sona Masjid Land Port to take delivery of goods, when they were attacked at Kansat around 5 am on Tuesday, Shibganj police chief Moinul Islam said.
Shibganj Fire Service and locals doused the fire, rescued Shakil and sent him to the Shibganj Health Centre, but Shipon died on the spot, he said.
Medical Office said Shakil had suffered 80 percent burns. He was taken to the Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition.