Four Jubo League men killed in Meherpur road crash
17 March 2016, Nirapad News: At least four people were killed and five more injured in a road accident on Meherpur-Mujibnagar road in the district Thursday evening (March 17).
The deceased were identified as Anisur Rahman (40), Tufan (35), Tuku (32) and Nazrul (35). All of them were Jubo League activists.
The injured, who are also Jubo League men, were first admitted to Meherpur Sadar Hospital and later, shifted to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital as their condition derogated.
Confirming the matter to banglanews, Meherpur Circle assistant police super (ASP) said that the victims were returning from Meherpur to Mujibnagar after attending a program on the occasion of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
‘However, a schoolchildren-carrying picnic bus, coming from Pabna, hit the human-hauler that was carrying the Jubo League activists.’
The accident left one dead on the spot while three died on their way to hospital, he added.
According to the ASP, agitated locals set fire to the bus.