Dhaka-Mawa highway blocked after accident

Transport movement on the Dhaka-Mawa highway came to a halt for one hour on F riday as locals blocked the highway protesting the death of an octogenarian in a road accident in Munshiganj.Police said Aziz Bangi, 80, died on the spot when a speedy BRTC bus hit him near Khanbari in Louhaganj upazila around 11:00am.

Protesting the accident, angry locals blocked the highway snapping road communications between Dhaka and Mawa, reports our Munshiganj Correspondent.

Abdullah, officer-in-charge of Louhaganj Police Station, said vehicular movement on the highway resumed around 12:00pm after the law enforcers rushed in and brought the situation under control.

Star Online

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