Wednesday, November 17, 2010

15 killed in road mishaps in different dists on Eid day

At least 8 people were killed and 22 injured in separate road accidents in Comilla and Magura early Wednesday, as homebound holidaymakers were still struggling then to reach their destinations to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha.In Comilla, five people were killed and 22 others wounded in a head-on collision between two buses at 7.30 in the morning in front of Bijoypur market adjacent to Comilla-Noakhali Road in Sadar upazila (south) of the district.
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Four of the deceased four were identified as Malek Bhuyan, 45, of Begumganj, Rojina Begum, 26, of Selimpur in Noakhali, Sadek, 5, and Taslima, 25.
ASI Moktar Hossain of Lalmai Upazila Highway Police Box told banglanews that a Noakhali-bound passenger bus of Palsh Paribahan collided with a Dhaka-bound passenger bus of Alfalah Paribahan, coming from opposit direction, leaving five passengers of Palash Paribahan dead on the spot and 22 passengers of both the buses injured.
The injured were admitted into Comilla Medical College Hospital, three in critical condition.
Police seized the buses but drivers and helpers managed to flee the scene.
In another fatal accident in Magura, three people were killed early Wednesday as a bus knocked down an Easy bike (battery-run auto rickshaw) on the Magura-Jhenidhah road in Alamkhali-Ramnagar area.
The deceased were identified as Rabeya Khatun, 50, her husband Abu Jafar, 60, and Ubaidul, 30, the easy-bike driver.
On information about the death of her brother, Rabeya along with her husband was leaving for Parnanduali village by an easy bike, said Magura thana SI Nazrul Islam. “But they also died on the spot as a Chuadanga-bound passenger bus of Darshana Deluxe rammed the easy bike in Alamkhali- Ramnagar area," he added.
A case was filed in this connection.
In Narsingdi, the separate two road mishaps claimed four lives, including three of the same family.
Officer-in-Charge of Shibpur Model Thana, Mujibur Rahman Majumdar, told banglanews that a sand-laden truck collided head on with an auto-rickshaw at 12 noon near Purandia of Shibpur Upazila in the district leaving three persons dead on the spot.
The deceased were identified as CNG driver Abul Kashem, 35, of Shibpur Manikdi village, his brother Shafiqul Islam, 22 and nephew Bijoy, 4.
In another accident, Hussain Ali, 65, was run over by a motorcycle near Sahapratab Crossing on Dhaka-Sylhet Highways when he was returning home after offering Eid prayer.
In Savar, two men were killed in two road accidents on Wednesday.
Police said, an unidentified pedestrian, 32, was crashed under the wheel of a speedy truck at 7:30 in the morning at Amin Bazar.
One more was killed in another accident occurred near Amin Bazar on Dhaka-Savar Highways.
When contacted, Mahbubur Rahman, Officer-in-Charge off Savar Model Thana, confirmed the accident.
In Barisal, a day labourer was killed in a road accident in Askor area under Agailjhara upazila in the district.
The diseased was identified as Tulu Mia, 28, of Nagirparh Village under the upazila.
According to witnesses, Tulu was seriously injured when a motorcycle hit him at the time of crossing the road in Askor area.
He was rushed to Gauranadi Health Complex where the on duty doctor declared him dead.
Police arrested motorcyclist Rabin, 28, in this connection.
-Bangla News

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