6 killed in Barishal road crash

:: Peoples Time Online ::

Six people, including a college student, were killed and five others injured when a bus rammed a human hauler on Barishal-Banaripara road at Tetultala in the city on Friday.

Five of the dece ased were identified as Shila Haldar, 24, a Masters student of Barishal BM College, ManikShikdar, 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.

Yunus Ali, station officer of Barishal Fire Service and Civil Defense, said the accident took place in the area when the Barishal-bound ‘DurjoyParibahan’ bus from Swarupkathi hit a human hauler, leaving Shila dead on the spot and ten others injured.

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

AbdurRahmanMukul, officer-in-charge of Barishal Metropolitan Airport police Station, said traffic movement on the highway remained suspended for half an hour due to the road accident.

Peoples Time/HG

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