Uncle, niece crushed to death by truck
Published: 11:01 AM, 3 June 2021
Two Madrasa students have been killed after being crushed by a truck in Noakhali's Companiganj Upazila.
The accident took place on the Basurhat-Natun Bazar road in front of Shimultali Forkania Madrasa of Basurhat Municipality around 8:00 am on Thursday.
The deceased were identified as Gazi Md Ashkar, son of Kamruzzaman Shahnoor of Charkankara Union of the Upazila; and Minhazul Islam, son of Shahidul Islam Farhad of the same area. They were third and first-class students of Darul Akram Madrasa on KG School Road in Basurhat Municipality.
Another was seriously injured named Moniruzzaman Ifaz, who has been sent to Noakhali Sadar Hospital for better treatment.
According to the locals, Moniruzzaman Ifaz with his younger brother and niece were going to Darul Akram Madrasa on a motorcycle at around 8 am. When they reached in front of Shimultali Madrasa of the municipality, a truck coming from the opposite direction hit their motorcycle, leaving two children deadon the spt.
Locals later seized the truck and motorcycle involved in the accident. On information, the police took the truck and motorcycle from the spot into their custody. However, the truck driver managed to flee.
Companiganj Police Station OC Mir Jahedul Haque Rony said the police would take legal action in the incident.