Two motorcyclists were killed when a brick-laden trolley hit them in Veduria area of Barisal-Baufal road. Another person was injured in the incident.
The accident took place at around 12:15 pm on Wednesday in Veduria area of Chandramohan union in Sadar upazila of Barisal Sadar upazila.
The deceased have been identified as Maulana Abdul Jalil, 55, of Tumchar Keramatia Dakhil Madrasa in Chandramohan Union of Sadar upazila and a hired motorcyclist. Alauddin (20). And the madrasa assistant teacher was injured. Helal Uddin.
In this regard, Barisal Metropolitan Port Police Inspector (Investigation) Sanwar Hossain said, Madrasa Super Abdul Jalil and Assistant Teacher. Helal Uddin was going to Barisal from Madrasa on a rented motorcycle. The motorcycle carrying them hit the seat when it was hit by a trolley carrying bricks used in the construction of the road while crossing the Veduria area of the Barisal-Baufal road. All 3 of them including the motorcycle fell.
Madrasa Super Abdul Jalil was killed on the spot. After a while, the rented motorcycle driver said. Alauddin died. After the assistant teacher in a critical condition. Helal Uddin has been admitted to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital. The trolley driver fled after the accident. However, the trolley has been seized. Inspector Sanwar Hossain said legal action would be taken in the incident.
Three people, including a couple, were killed in a head-on collision between a CNG-powered autorickshaw and a truck in Rajshahi. The accident took place on the Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway in Muraripur area of Paba upazila around 2.30pm on Wednesday. Another CNG autorickshaw driver was killed.
The deceased were identified as Abdus Sattar, 55, a resident of Ghasialpara village under Gomstapur upazila of Chapainawabganj, his wife Ferdousi Begum, 48, and CNG autorickshaw driver Ansar Ali, 45. His home is in Bagdas village of Gomstapur upazila. Father’s name is Isaac Bihari.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Rajshahi’s Damkura Police Station Mahbub Hossain said Abdus Sattar was on his way to Rajshahi Medical College (RAMEC) Hospital from Gomstapur with his ailing wife. On the way, another young man named Raihan Shuvo (28) got into the autorickshaw from Godagari in Rajshahi. The CNG autorickshaw collided with a truck heading to Chapainabganj after it reached Muraripur area of Paba upazila.
Ferdousi Begum and CNG driver Ansar Ali were killed on the spot. The locals rescued the injured Sattar and Shuvo and sent them to Ramek Hospital. Sattar died shortly afterwards while undergoing treatment there. The physical condition of the injured person is also not good.
The OC added that the driver-helper of the truck fled after the accident. The truck was seized. The twisted CNG autorickshaw was also recovered. After the autopsy at Ramek’s morgue, the victims will be handed over to their relatives. The OC also said that a case will be filed with the police station.
The mobile network may be disrupted today, Wednesday night. It is learned that the mobile network may be disrupted for eight hours from 11 pm tonight to 8 am on Thursday. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission said in a statement.
The Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has warned that the mobile network could be disrupted for eight hours on Wednesday night due to the new arrangement of 2100 MHz wave in the second phase. Zakir Hossain, deputy director of the media wing of the organization, confirmed the matter to the media.