Four killed in two road accidents

28 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

At least four people have been killed in two separate road accidents in Khulna and Satkhira in the past 24 hours, police said on Saturday, reports UNB.

In Khulna city, two men were killed when a truck hit their bike in Arongghata on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Miraz, 28, and Mohamamd Fahad, 26, of Barishal.

The accident occurred around 11.30 pm when a Ruphsa Bridge-bound truck hit the bike, killing the biker and the pillion rider on the spot, said Rezaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Arongghata Police Station.

The bodies were taken to Khulna Medical College and Hospital.

In Satkhira, two brick kiln workers were killed after a tractor trolley hit them in the Taltola area of Satkhira district town early on Saturday morning.

The deceased were identified as Maanirul Islam, 40, son of Abdus Samad Kha, and Mohammad Ali, 35, son of Ishraf Ali of Bakchara village in Sadar upazila.

Quoting witnesses, sub-inspector of Sadar Police Station Mehedi said the accident occurred round 5 am when the victims were on their way to a brick kiln.

The two died on the spot, the official said, adding the bodies have been sent to Satkhira Sadar Hosptial morgue for autopsy.