Two killed in Sylhet road crash
Sylhet, 19 February 2015, Nirapad News: Two people were killed and some others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a covered van at Shat Mile in South Surma upazila on Thursday morning.
The deceased were identified as Ujjal Ahmed, 24, son of Saiful Islam, a resident of Dirai upazila in Sunamganj district, and Mahbubur Rahman, 32, son of Afjal Hossain, hailing from Gangni village in Gangni upazila in Meherpur district.
Witnesses said a Sylhet-bound bus of ‘Habiganj Express’ collided head-on with a Dhaka-bound covered van at Shat Mile at Lalbazar around 9:30 am, leaving two people injured on the spot.
Following the incident, a mob blocked the highway. Later, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.
Officer-in-charge of South Surma Police Station Khayrul Alam Fazal confirmed the incident.