Minor boy run over by truck in city
A minor boy was killed under wheels of a truck while he was crossing road with his father in Jatrabari area of the city yesterday morning.
The deceased is Sakib, 6, son of Shah Alam, of Rayerbagh in the city.
His father, a vegetable vendor, said he was crossing the Dhaka-Chittagong highway with his son in front of their house on the way to Jatrabari. When they were in the middle of the road, suddenly Sakib ran to the other side of the road and a Kanchpur-bound speedy truck ran over him, Shah Alam said with tears.
Police sent the body to Dhaka Medical College morgue for autopsy but they could not identify the truck and its driver.