KUSHTIA, June 12 (BSS): One person was killed and 25 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Khoksha upazila of the district on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Mosaddek Ali Sheikh, 36, a passenger of the bus and resident of Kamlapur area in the Upazila. He was an employee Bangladesh Naval Aviation.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Khoksha Thana ABM Mehedi Masud said the accident occurred this noon in Shimulia Kuthibari area on Kushtia-Rajbari Road as the driver of the bus lost his control over the steering. Mosaddek died on the spot.
The injured passengers were given primary treatment and the body was sent to Khoksha hospital.
UNB report adds: In Pabna, a man and his nephew were killed when their motorcycle collided with a human hauler at Circuit House in the Sadar upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Hafez Walid, 22, son of Amin Pramanik; and Pranta Hossain, 16, son of Shafiq Pramanik of Balrampur village of the upazila.
Police said the accident took place around 10am when the motorbike Walid and Pranta were riding on collided head-on with a human hauler.
They died on the spot, said Obaidul Haq, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
In Naogaon, Three motorcyclists were killed when a truck hit a motorcycle at Mahishbathan Bazar in Mahadebpur upazila on Tuesday night.
The deceased were identified as Sharif Hossain, 19, son of Dulal Hossain; Ruhani Islam, 19, son of Golam Rasul; and Sagar Hossain, 19, son of Abdus Samad of Bijoypur village of the upazila.
The accident took place around 10pm when a truck rammed the motorbike carrying three people. The victims were killed on the spot, said Sazzad Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mahadebpur Police Station.
Police later recovered the bodies and handed them over to their families.