Medical &Health

Woman killed in city road accident

A woman was killed in a road accident when a

bus hit her in front of National Heart Foundation in the city this

afternoon.

The victim was Rehana Begum, 50, wife of Jasim Uddin of Kondarpur village

under Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi district.

DMCH police confirmed the incident saying the accident occurred around 12

pm while Rehana was trying to cross the road and got hit by a ‘Welcome

Paribahan’ bus.

Rehana was rushed to Suhrawardy Hospital and later to Dhaka Medical

College Hospital (DMCH) where the attending doctor declared her dead.

The body was kept in the DMCH morgue for autopsy. Police rushed the spot

and seized the bus, the official added.

According to family sources, Rehana, mother of three children, was sick.

She came to Dhaka for better treatment.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)