2 students killed in Satkhira road crash
Published : Sunday, 29 March, 2020 at 11:44 AM Count : 264
Two students were killed as a microbus hit their motorcycle in Satkhira's Patkelghata area on Saturday night.
The deceased were identified as Ashish Kumar Mandal, 17, son of Madar Mandal, and Mukunda Kumar Mandal, 19, son of Shibpad Mandal, residents of Shakdah village in the area.
Ashish was a tenth grader at Patkelghata Adarsha High School and Mukunda was a class XI student at Islamkati Technical And BM College.
Witnesses said a Khulna-bound microbus hit the motorcycle carrying the students in Mirzapur area around 10:00 pm, leaving both the riders critically injured.
They were rushed to Satkhira Sadar Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared them dead.
Patkelghata Police Station officer in-charge Kazi Wahid confirmed the matter, adding that the vehicles were seized but the microbus driver managed to flee the scene.