Falguni kills 5 workers in Gopalganj
Published: 11:47 AM, 14 February 2020 Updated: 05:38 PM, 14 February 2020
At least five people were reportedly killed and others seven were injured as a Falguni Paribahan bus hits Nasimon (three-wheeler) at Pona bus stand on Dhaka-Khulna highway on Friday morning.
The deceased were identified as Badir, Mizan, Sirajul, Sumon and one unidentified of Parulia UP of the upazila. The identity of the injured was not known yet.
Kasiani OC Azizur Rahman said, the workers left for work from Link Road in the municipality. Upon arriving at the Pona bus stand area, a Falguni Paribahan bus pushed the Nasimon carrying them from behind. One person was killed and 11 were injured on the spot. The locals rescued them and took them to the Upazila Health Complex, where doctors declared four more dead. The rest were sent to Faridpur Medical College Hospital.
Parulia UP chairman Mukim Munshi said the dead and injured workers are residents of his UP. They were on the way to their project.