KHULNA, Apr 1: A 14-year-old boy was killed under the wheels of a bus in Khulna city.
The deceased was identified as Touqir Ahmed, a student of a local madrasa, locals said.
The accident took place on the Khulna-Jessore Highway near the Milepost area of Maniktola on Friday morning, Officer-in-Charge Maruf Ahmed said.
According to him, Touqir was run over by a Kushtia-bound Rupsha Paribahan bus when he was trying to cross the road. The boy died on the spot, he said.
His body was sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
The bus was seized but the driver managed to flee, said the OC.