Sunday, 14 August, 2022
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Visitor killed in road accident in Padma Bridge area

A visitor was killed as a passenger bus hit a microbus near the toll plaza at Jazira point in the Padma Bridge area on Saturday, reports BSS.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Haque Mollah, 60, from Kishoreganj district. He went to see the Padma Bridge on a microbus. Fifteen others microbus passengers were injured in the accident.

Police said the accident occurred around 2.45pm as the microbus overturned on Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway near Jazira end. Abdul Haque Mollah died on the spot. The injured people were admitted to Shibchar Upazila Health Complex and Nowdoba Health Centre.

Officer-in-Charge of Padma Bridge Dakhin Thana Md Sujon confirmed it. Police seized the bus and the microbus.