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60-year-old woman killed in Dhaka’s Elephant Road as bus hits her

A 60-year-old woman was killed when a speeding bus hit her in Dhaka’s Elephant Road Wednesday, police said.


Rokeya Begum lived in a rented house in Demra’s Konapara along with her daughter Rawshon Ara Begum. She used to work as a caregiver for an elderly person at a house in the New Market area.


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The 60-year-old came out from the house Wednesday to catch a bus at Elephant Road BATA Signal to meet her daughter in Demra, police said.


“A bus of Malanch Paribahan hit Rokeya as she was trying to get on a bus. She died on the spot,” Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Police Outpost, said.


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“The body has been kept at the DMCH morgue for postmortem,” he added.


Source: United News of Bangladesh