2 killed in road crashes

Two persons were killed in two separate road accidents yesterday in the capital’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar and Tongi Industrial area. A speedy bus at Nabisco intersection hit Mofazzol Paloan, 60, around 9:30am while he was crossing the road. The bus was bound for Mohakhali, police said.

Police rushed him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where he died after a while.

The victim came to the city from his village at Munshiganj Sadar on Sunday. He went to Tejgaon Land office and met with the accident while returning to his relative’s house at Mirpur, said Officer-in-Charge of Tejgaon Industrial Police Station Omar Faruque.

Police seized the bus. The driver of the bus, however, escaped.

Meanwhile, police recovered an unidentified body of a youth, aged around 30, from Lake Road adjacent to the Chandrima Udyan yesterday around 6:30am.

Sher-e-Bangla Nagar police said a vehicle hit the victim in check shirt and ‘lungi’.

Both the bodies were sent to Dhaka Medical College morgue for autopsies.


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