A teenage boy today was killed after being run over by a pickup van in Dhaka’s Khilgaon.
The victim was identified as Bibek Mandal, 13, son of Biswajit Mandal of Madhya Nandipara area of Khilgaon.
A pickup van hit Bibek from behind while he was riding a bicycle on Khilgaon Baganbari-Demra Link Road around 5:00pm, said Sub-Inspector Bacchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital police outpost.
He was rushed to DMCH where doctors declared him dead around 7:00pm, the police official added.
Mashiur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Khilgaon Police Station, told The Daily Star that the pickup van has been seized and its driver was held from the spot.