Five killed in Gopalganj road accident


Gopalganj Correspondent

Five people were killed and seven others sustained injured after a collision between a bus and a three-wheeler in Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj on Friday. 

The deceased were identified as Bodir, 30, Mizan Fakir 43, Sumon, 28, Sirazul Islam 40 and Robiul, 40, all hailed from Parulia area of Kashiani.

The incident took place around 8 am 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-laborers, 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.