Minor killed in Barishal road accident
BARISHAL, Jan 26: A minor boy was killed in an accident at Sher-e-Bangla Road of the city on Friday.
Deceased Rakan, 5, was the son of Rafiqul, a petty officer of Bangladesh Navy.
Zahid Bin Alam, officer-in-charge of Barishal Airport Police Station, said a battery-run three-wheeler hit the minor in the said area in the morning, leaving him dead on the spot.
Following the incident, locals blocked the road, demanding ban on plying of the vehicles and ensuring road safety.
Later, police seized the three-wheeler, and on their assurance, locals withdrew the blockade.