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2 killed in city accident

Two people, including a motorcyclist, were killed after as a passenger bus hit the motorcycle on Mayor Hanif Flyover at Joykali Temple on Saturday.

The victims were identified as Akhtar Hossain, 37, and Community Police member Mofizul Islam, 40.

The incident occurred when a Gulistan-bound passenger bus of Jounopur Paribahan from Jatrabari hit the motorcycle from behind. The motorcyclist hit on-duty community police member Mofizul, said his colleague Badrul Islam.

Akhtar and Mofizul were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). Akhter was pronounced dead around 5:15pm, while Mofizul succumbed to his injuries after some times, Badrul said.

DMCH police camp in-charge Bachchu Mia said the bodies were sent to the DMCH for post-mortem examination.

Akhtar hailed from Pirgachha upazila of Rangpur. He had been living at Azimpur Staff Quarter with his wife Farida Yesmin, a senior staff nurse of the DMCH.

Akhtar worked at a private hospital in Naryangonj. He was returning home from work, said Abdul Aziz, his father-in-law.

Source: United News of Bangladesh