Alexa Bus-microbus collision kills 6 of a family

Dhaka, Friday   28 February 2020


Bus-microbus collision kills 6 of a family

 Faridpur Correspondent

 Published: 10:21 AM, 6 January 2020   Updated: 02:24 PM, 6 January 2020



Six of a family were killed in a collision of a bus and a microbus on Monday morning at Mallikpur area on Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Faridpur Sadar upazila. Another was injured in the incident.

The deceased were — Dr. Shariful Islam of Boalmari Upazila, his daughter Tabassum, niece Tanjila, sister-in-law Takiya Akhter, friend SI Faruk Hossain, microbus driver Nahid.

The injured Rimi Akhter, wife of Dr. Shariful, was sent to Dhaka for treatment. 

Karimpur Highway Police Station OC Safur Rahman said a Jashore-bound ‘Mamun Paribahan’ left from Dhaka collided head-on with a microbus coming from the opposite direction at Mallikpur. “Six people were killed on the spot.”

The OC said “six of the victims were members of the same family”. The accident occured due to dense fog. The bodies were recovered and taken to the police outpost, he added.