Two killed in road crashes
Two people were killed and 12 others injured in separate road accidents in Narsingdi and Gaibandha yesterday.
A correspondent in Narsingdi adds: A pickup driver was killed and 12 others were injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Darikandi at Belabo.
The dead was identified as Sohel, 35.
The accident took place when a Dhaka-bound passenger bus from Bhairab collided head-on with the pickup at about 10:30am.
The injured were taken to Narsingdi District Hospital, Belabo Upazila Health Complex and Bhairab Hospital.
Our correspondent in Gaibandha adds: A schoolgirl was killed in a road accident on Rangpur-Bogra highway at Baluahat.
Police said Reshma Begum, 7, a student of class one at Chandipur Primary School, was crushed under the wheels of a speeding bus while crossing the road.