Sirajganj road crash death toll rises to 9
17 December 2015, Nirapad News: The death toll in the road crash on Bogra-Nagarbari highway in Shahjadpur upazila of Sirajganj district on Tuesday rose to nine while nine others injured.
Of the deceased, four were identified as members of a family.
The deceased were identified as three brothers Maqbul, 47; Gafur, 38 and Jalal, 40 and his wife Anjana Khatun, 33, hailed from Boro Maharajpur village of the upazila.
Besides, Firoza Khatun, 20, wife of one Rezaul; Banya, 9, daughter of one Rajab Ali; Ajufa, 60, wife of one late Surman Ali; Renu Khatun, 32, wife of one Tara Mia and human hauler driver Sobhan, 38, all hailed from the same village also were killed in the accident.
Hatikulrul Highway Thana officer-in-charge (OC) Abdul Quader Zilani and Shahjadpur Thana OC Rezaul Haque confirmed the matter.
Several injured were taken to Shahjadpur Upazila Health Complex where three succumbed to their injuries, they added.
They also said other injured were taken to Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital of Bogra district.
Meanwhile, Sirajganj deputy commissioner (DC) Billal Hossain and district civil surgeon Debaprada Roy visited the spot.
The DC announced to give Tk 20,000 to the families of each deceased and Tk 5,000 for the treatment of each injured.
Moreover, the tank-lorry owners association also announced to give Tk 20,000 to the families of each deceased.