AL leader run over by bus
A local leader of Awami League (AL) was killed in a road accident in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur district on Monday afternoon.
Deceased Babul Shikdar, 45, is the general secretary of Bandarkhola union AL unit. He was a resident of Shikarkandi area in the upazila.
Locals said a bus ran over Babul while crossing a road in Panchchar area on the Dhaka-Khulna highway around 3:00 pm, leaving him critically injured.
Locals rescued Babul and took him to Shibchar Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Shibchar Police Station OC Abul Kalam confirmed the matter.