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3 killed as microbus hits bike in Pabna

  • Our Correspondent
  • 3 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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PABNA: Three men were killed when a speeding microbus hit their bike on Rooppur IK Road in the district on Wednesday night, police said Thursday.

Two of the deceased were identified as Joy, 20, son of Jahurul Islam, and Ibrahim, 21, son of Lalon Mia of Ishwardi upazila. The identity of the other victim, however, is yet to be established.

The accident occurred on Rooppur IK Road in the Joynagar Shimultala area of Ishwardi upazila around 09:00pm.

Firoz Kabir, additional superintendent of Pabna Police (Ishwardi Circle), said the bus belonged to Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant and it had hit the bike at a high speed.

 “The impact of the collision was such that two of the bikers died on the spot. Another one succumbed to his injuries on the way to a nearby hospital,” he said.