5 BCL-Jubo League leaders killed in road accident
Five leaders of Gopalganj unit Bangladesh Chhatra League and Jubo League were killed when a truck hit a private car on the Rupsha Bridge Bypass Road of Khulna on Sunday night.
The deceased were identified as Gopalganj district unit BCL organising secretary Mahbub Hasan Babu, son of Adv Abdul Wadud Miah; district unit BCL deputy secretary Walid Mahmud Utsab, son of Gazi Mizanur Rahman; district unit BCL assistant secretary Saju Ahmed, son of Alamgir Hossain Mollah; district BCL member Onimul Islam Gazi, son of Wahid Gazi; and Sadar upazila unit Jubo League vice-president Sadiqul Alam, son of late Alauddin Shikdar.
Labanchara Police station OC Shafiqul Islam said a cement-laden truck hit a private car, carrying the politicos, around 11:15pm after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving five dead on the scene.
The tragic incident took place when the truck was trying to give side to a mentally challenged person.
Police, however, seized the truck but its driver and others managed to flee.
The bodies were sent to Sadar Hospital morgue, the OC said.