Mother, son killed as bus hits rickshaw-van in Tangail | The Daily Star
01:56 PM, February 09, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:03 PM, February 09, 2016

Mother, son killed as bus hits rickshaw-van in Tangail

A woman and her son were killed and another was injured as a bus hit a rickshaw-van in Madhupur upazila of Tangail this morning.

The deceased were identified as Bedena Begum, 55, of Bekarkona village in the upazila and her son Farhad Hossain, 28, reports our Tangail correspondent.

Forhad was pulling the rickshaw-van, said Rokon Ahmed, a sub-inspector of Madhupur Police Station.

The accident took place in Gangair area on Tangail-Mymensingh highway around 8:30am when a Mymensingh bound bus from Tangail hit the rickshaw-van.

Another injured passenger, Ashraful Islam, 32, was rushed to the Mymensingh Medical College Hospital, police added.

Protesting the death, local people blocked the highway for half an hour, halting vehicular movements, local sources said.

 

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