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Female eye doctor killed in Dhaka road crash

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 11:15 AM, 4 December 2018   Updated: 11:15 AM, 4 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

A female physician was killed in a road crash when a bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw carrying her in capital's Bijay Sarani area early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Dr Akhter Jahan Ruma, 28, an ophthalmologist working at an eye hospital in Osmaninagar of Sylhet.

The accident took place around 4:45 am when a bus of 'Green-line' Paribahan hit the auto-rickshaw, leaving Ruma and the auto-rickshaw driver critically injured, said Hanif, an eyewitness. 

Later, the injured were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared Ruma dead around 5:15 am, said Sub-inspector Bacchu Miah of DMCH police outpost.

Ruma came to Dhaka to attend an interview at 'Shyamoli Eye Hospital', said the witness.