4 holidaymakers killed in Bandarban road crash
06:04 PM, June 26, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:25 PM, June 26, 2017

4 holidaymakers killed in Bandarban road crash

At least four people including three children were killed in a road accident in Lama upazila of Bandarban this morning.

The deceased were identified as Jahidul Islam, 10, Md Sarwar, 12, Md Asad, 13, of the district’s Alikadam upazila, and Manzurul Alam, 42, of Chakoria upazila of Cox’s Bazar, police said.

A Chander Gari, a locally assembled motorised car, overturned after hitting a roadside tree in Miranja tourist area of Lama around 10:15am, said Lama Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Anwar Hossain.

Doctors declared the kids dead after they were rushed to local hospitals while Manzurul succumbed to his injuries when he was being taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital, our Bandarban correspondent reports quoting the OC.

All of them were visiting different tourist spots there while celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, the police officer said.

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