Two killed in road mishaps
Two persons were killed and six others injured in separate road accidents in two districts- Barguna and Habiganj, on Friday.
BARGUNA: An NGO official was killed and his wife injured in a road accident at Amragachhia area in Amtoly Upazila of the district on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Al Amin, 30, manager of NGO Uddipon, Kuakata Branch, and the injured is Lamia, 22.
Sources said Al Amin was going to his village home in Patuakhali along with his wife riding a motorcycle. On the way, a truck dashed the bike at the said area, leaving the two seriously injured.
Later, Al Amin died on way to Amtoly Hospital, while his wife was sent to Patuakhali Hospital.
Officer-in-Charge of Amtoly Police Station Abul Bashar confirmed the incident.
HABIGANJ: A trader was killed and five others were injured in an accident on Dhaka-Sylhet highway near Shayestaganj Police Station area in Shayestaganj Upazila of the district on Friday noon.
The deceased was identified as Arfaz Ali, 60, of Bishaura Village in Habiganj Sadar Upazila.
The injured- Bilal Mia, 35, Marzina Begum, 28, Emon Mia, 25, and Towhid Mia, 40, were admitted to Sadar Adhunik Hospital.
Eyewitnesses said a speedy truck dashed a Sutang-bound CNG-run auto-rickshaw from Shayestaganj at the said area, leaving one killed on the spot and five injured.
Medical Officer of the hospital Dr Mehedi Hasan confirmed the incident.