5 killed in Gopalganj road accident

GOPALGANJ At least five people were killed and

seven others injured in a road accident at Gopalganj's Kashiani upazila this

morning.

The victims were identified as Bodir, 30, Mizan Fakir 43, Sumon, 28,

Sirazul Islam 40 and Robiul, 40, all residents of Parulia area of Kashiani.

The incident took place around 8am on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Pona

Bus Stand area, Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Kashiani Police Station

said.

The accident occurred in the area as a Dhaka-bound bus of Falguni

Paribahan rammed into a three-wheeler (Nosimon) coming from the opposite

direction carrying day-labourers, leaving one dead on the spot and 11 others

seriously injured.

Four of them died on the way to the Kashiani Upazila Health Complex and

Faridpur Medical College Hospital.

The seven injured were admitted to hospitals.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)