Schoolgirl killed in Noakhali road accident
NOAKHALI, June 14: A schoolgirl was crushed under a covered van at Jibonpur area under Chhoyani Union in Begumganj Upazila of the district on Thursday morning.
Deceased Tanjila Akhter Mitu, 12, was the daughter of Abdul Mannan of the area and a student of class seven at Chhoyani Model High School.
Local sources said the girl was going to school when the van dashed her from behind, leaving her dead on the spot.
Inspector (Investigation) of Begumganj Police Station Nur Alam said they recovered the body and sent it to morgue for an autopsy.
Police seized the van but its driver managed to flee, he also said.