Two college students killed in Kurmitola road crash

Dhaka, Saturday   25 May 2019

Two college students killed in Kurmitola road crash

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:44 PM, 29 July 2018   Updated: 10:32 AM, 30 July 2018



Two college students were killed and more than 12 others injured as a bus knocked down them in front of Kurmitola hospital in capital's Kurmitola area on Sunday noon. 

The deceased were identified as Abdul Karim, 18, a 12th-grade student of Shaheed Ramizuddin Cantonment College and Dia Akhter Mim, 17, a student of XI of the same college. 

According to the source, a bus of Jabale Noor Paribahan knocked down them at around 1:00 pm, leaving the duo dead on the spot and 12 people injured. 

Six of the injured are being treated at nearby Kurmitola General Hospital and the remaining six are being treated in Combined Military Hospital (CMH).

Immediately after the accident, classmates of the deceased, locals and pedestrians blocked the VIP road and started vandalizing vehicles.

DMP Cantonment Police Station OC Kazi Sahan Haque confirmed the information.