Girl dies in Gulshan accident | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 09, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:53 AM, December 09, 2018

Girl, 13, killed in road crash in Gulshan

A 13-year-old girl was killed as a bus hit a motorcycle from behind in the capital's Gulshan area yesterday.

The victim, Israt Jahan Sneha, was a class-VII student at the National Ideal School in Banasree.

The accident happened around 7:00pm when Israt and her five-year-old brother Shahed were going to their village from their home in Banasree. They were travelling in their father Mohammad Shajahan's motorcycle, said Abu Bakar Siddique, officer-in-charge of Gulshan Police Station, citing witnesses.

Israt was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared her dead, he said.

Shahjahan, who works at a garment factory, and Shahed were being treated at another city hospital.

Police seized the bus and held its driver Nazmul Hossain, added the OC.

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