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Six including college student killed in Barishal road crash

Staff Correspondent

22 March 2019,Friday, 14:54

Six people, including a college student, were killed and five others injured in a road crash in Barishal today.

Five of the deceased were identified as Shila Haldar, 24, a Masters student of Barishal BM College, Manik Shikdar, 40, auto-rickshaw driver Khokon, 35, Sohel 25 and Parvin, 35 of Babuganj upazila while the identity of another one aged about 50 could not be known yet.

The accident took place when a bus rammed a human hauler on Barishal-Banaripara road at Tetultala in the city.

Yunus Ali, station officer of Barishal Fire Service and Civil Defense, said the Barishal-bound ‘Durjoy Paribahan’ bus from Swarupkathi hit a human hauler, leaving Shila dead on the spot and ten others injured.

Police and fire service men rushed the injured to BarishalSher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared five others dead.

Abdur Rahman Mukul, officer-in-charge of Barishal Metropolitan Airport police Station, said traffic movement on the highway came to a halt for an hour after the road accident.



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