Two killed in Jashore road accident


Benapole Correspondent

 Two people were killed in a road accident on the Jashore-Khulna highway at Jafarpur area under Abhaynagar Upazila of Jashore on Friday night.

The deceased were identified as Golam Rabbani, 70, hailed from Jafarpur village and Joshna Begum, 34, hailed from Dattogati village under Abhaynagar Upazila of the district.

Sub-inspector (SI) of Nawapara Highway Police Station Omar Faruk said a Khulna bound bus from Dhaka arrived in Jafarpur area lost control and hit Golam Rabbani and Joshna Begum when they were going to their house at 8.30 pm beside the road.

They died on the spot. However, none of the passengers were seriously injured. On an information, the bodies of the deceased were recovered and sent to Jashore General Hospital morgue for autopsy.

The bus was also seized. However, the driver of the bus fled immediately after the accident. A case was filed in this connection.