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Rising cricketer killed in road crash

Published : 28 Aug 2021 09:34 PM

A rising cricketer was killed in a road accident at Farmgate area on Friday night.

He was identified as Shahidul Islam Nirob, 32. He was a first batch divisional cricketer of KalabaganKrira Chakra.

DMP sources said a bus hit a motorcycle, carrying Shahidul and his friend AfzalHossain, near Farmgateoverbridge at about 7:30pm, leaving them critically injured.

Both of the, were rushed to ShaheedSuhrawardy Medical College and Hospital. But the on-duty phisiciansdeclearedShahidul dead.

Afzal is now undergoing treatment at National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR) as one of his leg has been broken.

Inspector SalahuddinMiah, Officer-in-Charge of Tejgaon Police Station  said, a case was filed in this connection.