5 people killed run over by bus in Gazipur

News Desk || shiningbd

Published: 7/31/2022 10:18:58 AM

At least five people were killed after being run over by a bus in Gazipur’s Kaliakair upazila.

The incident was reported at around 11pm on Saturday, from the upazila’s TNT Bottola area, said Sub-Inspector (SI) Rahat of Kaliakor police station.

Four of the deceased have been identified as Atiqul Islam, 35, Mehedi, 30, Siddiqur Rahman and Nazrul Islam, 34. 

The other victim could not be identified immediately.

“The victims were headed toward home on an autorickshaw when a ‘KP Paribahan’ bus rammed into the vehicle. In the aftermath of the crash, all of the passengers of the autorickshaw, including the driver, fell on the road,” SI Rahat said.

“At that time, another speeding bus ‘Itihash Paribahan’ ran over them,” he added.

Police managed to seize the "Itihash Paribahan" bus.

Dhaka Tribune

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