2 cattle traders killed as bus hits trolley in Pirojpur
Two cattle traders were killed after a bus hit a trolley carrying them in Mathbaria upazila of Pirojpur today (July 2, 2022).
The deceased were identified as Jahangir Hossain (50)of North Sonakhali area and Hiru Sikdar (48) of the same area, reports our Pirojpur correspondent reports quoting Md Nurul Islam Badal, officer-in-charge of Mathbaria Police Station.
The incident happened this noon in front of Tushkhali Mohiuddin Maharaj College on the Tushkhali-Mathbaria road while the victims along with other traders were returning to Mathbaria from Bhandaria of the district after selling cattle.
Witnesses said a trolley carrying the cattle traders overturned on the road in the area after it was hit by a Mathbaria-bound bus of Bonophul Paribahan from Dhaka, leaving four traders injured.
They were taken to Mathbaria Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared Jahangir and Hiru dead. The two others were being treated at the hospital.
The OC further said police seized the bus but its driver managed to flee the scene. Legal action in this regard is under way.