Alexa Five killed as bus hits auto-rickshaw in Barishal 

Dhaka, Sunday   21 July 2019

Five killed as bus hits auto-rickshaw in Barishal 

 Barishal Correspondent

 Published: 11:33 AM, 22 March 2019   Updated: 02:28 PM, 22 March 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Five people including two women were killed and five others injured when a bus rammed a human hauler on Barishal-Dhaka highway in Tetuljhara area of Barishal city on Friday. 

The deceased were identified as Shila Haldar, 24, a Masters student of Barishal BM College, Manik Shikdar, 40, son of Younus Shikdar of Bakerganj,  auto-rickshaw driver Khokon, 35, son of Ensaf Ali of Kashipur, and Sohel, 25, son of Isris Khan of Kashipur. The identity of another one aged about 50 could not be known yet.

Barishal airport police station Officer-In-Charge A R Mukul said that the Barishal-bound ‘Durjoy Paribahan’ bus from Swarupkathi hit a human hauler in the area, leaving Shila dead on the spot and 10 others injured.

On information, police and fire service men rushed in and took the injured to Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared four others dead.