3 college boys killed as bus rams bike

motorcycle riders killed in Gazipur
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Three teenagers were killed after a bus rammed into their motorbike on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Gazipur's Konabari area yesterday.

The dead are Raja Babu, 18, Johnny, 17, and Shakib, 17, class-XII students of Prof Shahjahan Ali College in Kaliakoir upazila of the district.

Muktar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Bason Police Station, said a Gazipur-Kaliakoir bus of Palash Paribahan hit the motorbike around 10:00am, leaving Johnny and Shakib dead on the spot and Raja Babu severely injured.

Later Raja Babu was taken to a local clinic where doctors declared him dead, the OC added.

The OC further said that the three were going to college riding the motorbike but no driving liscence was recovered from the spot.

Although there were three people, only one helmet was found on the spot, he added.

Police seized the bus and detained its driver after the accident. A case was filed with Bason Police Station in this connection.

The bodies were handed over to family members after conducting autopsies at Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital.


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