Mother-daughter killed in Natore road accident
A woman and her daughter were killed as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Natore district on Monday morning.
The deceased were identified as Jotsna Begum, 50, wife of Abdul Mannan, a resident of Naraikhali village at Chatmohar upazila in Pabna district and their daughter Rojina Khatun, 32.
The accident took place at Godhra area on the Natore-Pabna highway this morning that also injured 10 persons including Rojina’s husband Shamim Hossain, 35.
Banpara Highway police station OC Khandakar Shafiqul Islam said a Rajshahi-bound passenger bus of ‘Chanchal Paribahan’ coming from Pabna fell into roadside ditch when it was trying to overtake a truck, leaving Jotsna dead on the spot and 11 others injured including Rojina.
Rojina died on the way to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.
The other injured persons were admitted to different hospitals in the area.
Banpara Highway police recovered the bus from the spot.