Road crashes kill 9 in Faridpur, Sunamganj
Nine people were killed in separate road accidents in Faridpur and Sunamganj districts today.
Of the total, five were killed in Faridpur while four in Sunamganj.
In Faridpur, a Gazipur-bound bus of Ema Paribahan from Khulna hit an auto-rickshaw in front of Brac office at Bhanga intersection around 6:45am, leaving its four passengers and driver dead on the spot.
Three of the deceased were identified as Abul Sheikh, 30, son of Eskan Sheikh hailing from Panchkul village, Khaleda Begum, 35, wife of Shahidul Islam of the same village and Mizanur Rahamn, 40, son of Sattar Sheikh of Brahmankanda in Bhanga municipality of the district.
Ezazuddin, officer-in-charge of Bhanga Highway Police Station, confirmed the incident when he was talking to our Faridpur correspondent.
In another incident, four people died on spot as a bus rammed a private car near Pagla Bazar area of Dakshin Sunamganj upazila in the morning, said Habbibullah, additional superintendent of police.
However, the identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.