Jashore schoolgirl loses leg in road accident

Sun Online Desk

20th March, 2019 12:16:46 printer

Jashore schoolgirl loses leg in road accident

A schoolgirl in Jashore lost a leg in a road crash in Navaron on Wednesday.


Sixth graders Nipa, Rina and Saleha were injured after a pick-up van of Polly Bidyut Samity hit their school van on Jashore-Benapole Highway.


Nipa’s leg was severed.


The 13-year-old Nipa, Rina and Saleha are students of Buruj Bagan High School.


The pick-up van rammed into the school van carrying the students around 10am, said Mashiur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sharsha Police Station. The injured were taken to a local hospital.


Agitated locals blocked the highway after the accident, halting vehicule movement.