4 killed in Sirajganj, Naogaon road accidents
At least four people were killed and 10 others injured in separate road accidents in Sirajganj and Naogaon districts this morning.
In Sirajganj, a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Raiganj upazila leaving two people dead on the spot and the 10 injured, our Pabna correspondent reports quoting Md Abdul Kader Jilani, officer-in-charge of Hatikumrul Highway Police Station.
The deceased were identified as Jahir Uddin, 35, and Abu Bakar Siddique, 34, hailing from Thakurgaon district, Raiganj Fire Service and Civil Defence Station Officer Mozammel Hossain said.
The incident took place around 8:30am when a Bogra-bound bus skidded off the road in Bhuiyagati area on Sirajganj-Bogra highway and plunged into a roadside causing the casualties, the OC said.
Later, police along with locals rescued the injured and sent them to different local clinics including Raiganj Upazila Health Complex, the OC added.
In Naogaon, two people were killed when a truck hit a van in Sapahar upazila this morning.
The deceased were identified as Abdus Salam, 24, son of Majed Ali of Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj district and Hiron Bepari, 30, son of Siddique Bepari of Bhola district, UNB reports quoting police.
Shamsul Alam Shah, officer-in-charge of Sapahar Police Station, said the accident took place around 7:00am when the Chapainawabganj-bound paddy-laden truck hit a mango-laden van, leaving two mango traders dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to hospital morgue for autopsy.