CHANDPUR A minor boy was killed and her mother
injured in a road accident in Mission road area of the town early today.
Police identified the deceased as Najmul, 7, son of Md Abdul Kader,
resident of Khan bari in Betagi thana of Barishal district.
The accident occurred in the area when a CNG run auto rickshaw carrying
the victims collided head-on with a Pick-up van, leaving the duo injured, one
seriously, Nasim Uddin, Officer-in-charge (OC) of Chandpur model police
Locals rescued them and whisked them off to Chandpur General Hospital
where on duty doctors pronounced the minor boy dead, he said.
The police official said the victims along with their other family members
came to Chandpur launch ghat from Barishal and they were heading to Noakhali
in the CNG auto rickshaw from there.
The injured mother is undergoing treatment in the hospital.
On information, police rushed to the spot and seized the pick-up van.
The body was handed over to the family members after completing legal
formalities, said the police officer.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)