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SSC examinee killed after being hit by WASA lorry

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:08 PM, 27 January 2020  

Road Accident; Symbolic Photo

Road Accident; Symbolic Photo

An SSC examinee was killed on Monday around 12:00 pm as hit by a lorry of WASA at the Wari area in the capital.  

The deceased was identified as Abir, 15, son of Md Hanif Mia of Barura Upazila in Cumilla and an SSC student of Wari High School. 

Abir, third among two brothers, two sisters, lived at 53/4 Joy Kali Mandir area with family. 

Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Wari Police Station Shafiqul Islam said the driver was arrested and the vehicle has been seized. The body of the student was recovered from the spot and sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy. 

Saiful Islam, the victim’s cousin, said Abir was returning home from an event at the school. He was killed on the spot when a lorry of WASA hit him on the road near Balda Garden. Police later recovered his body.