Mother, daughter killed in Gaibandha road accident

Country Desk

A mother and her daughter were killed in a road accident at Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha on Tuesday night.

The deceased were identified as Rahela Begum and her daughter Shefali Begum of Rampura village in Palashbari upazila in the district.

Eyewitnesses said that the accident took place on Rangpur-Bogura Highway at about 11:30pm when a Chattogram-bound Hanif Paribahan bus collided with a bamboo-laden truck.

Rahela and Shefali were critically injured during the road accident. Locals rescued them and sent them to the hospital. Rahela succumbed to her injuries when they were being taken to the hospital. On the other hand. Shefali died on Wednesday morning. 

Sub-Inspector Shahin of Gobindaganj Police Station confirmed the matter. He said that the bodies were sent to the hospital for post-mortem.