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3 die as bus hits rickshaw in Mirpur

Star Online Report

Three passengers including two kids were killed and two injured as a bus hit their rickshaw at Rustumpur in Mirpur Beribandh area in the capital.  
Doctors pronounced Rafiqul Islam, 31, his son Yasin, 9, and Ripon, 8, dead after they were rushed to the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Nitor).
Police said the accident took place around 9:30am as the deceased and Ripon’s father Saidul Islam were heading towards the Biswa Ijtema venue from Rupnagar to attend the Akheri Munajat in a same rickshaw.
The injured -- Saidul and rickshaw puller Ripon -- were undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, said Alamgir Kabir, a sub-inspector of Turag Police Station.

Published: 7:25 pm Sunday, February 02, 2014

Last modified: 7:30 pm Sunday, February 02, 2014

TAGS: Mirpur Biswa Ijtema Rustumpur Beribandh

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