Three Bangladeshi students were killed in car accident in Manitoba, Canada on Thursday morning (local time) while returning from a trip to see the northern lights.
The deceased were identified as Al Numan Aditta, Aranoor Azad Chowdhury and Risul Badhon. They were students at the University of Manitoba.
They died on the spot after a head-on collision on a highway Manitoba, reports CBC news.
A car travelling north on Highway 7 collided with a southbound car about 10 kilometres south of Arborg, Man., a town about 115 kilometres north of Winnipeg, just before 6:30am.
The driver of the northbound car, a 53-year-old woman, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries and was sent to a hospital in Winnipeg.
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Aditta, Azad and Badhon – were pronounced dead at the scene.
Two of the students were 23 years old, but police did not have an age for the third.
Azad was a positive third-year student studying statistics, Badhon was a hard-working third-year studying accounting and supply chain at the Asper School of Business, and Aditta was “a sweetheart” studying agriculture, their friend Fardeen Zareef was quoted as saying by CBC.