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Two crushed by bus in Jashore

 Jashore Correspondent

 Published: 10:24 AM, 7 January 2022   Updated: 10:31 AM, 7 January 2022

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Two people have been killed in a road accident at Abhaynagar in Jessore. One of them was crushed by the wheel of a passenger bus while crossing the highway for prayers and another died on the way to the hospital.

The accident took place on Jessore-Khulna highway in front of Prembagh Government Primary School in Prembagh Union of the upazila on Thursday night.

The deceased were identified as Abid Ali Mondol, 60, son of Akram Mandal  and Kubad Ali, 62, of Barogachi village under Paba upazila of Rajshahi district.

The passengers of the bus said that they were returning to Rajshahi after a picnic in Mongla. The bus was stopped there for Esha prayers at around 8 pm. Abid Ali and Kubad Ali were crushed by a Khulna-bound passenger bus while some passengers were getting off the bus for prayers and crossing the highway.

Witnesses said that a person died on the spot after being crushed by the wheel of Khulna-bound Rupsha Paribahan (Jessore-B-11-0196) while getting off the picnic bus and crossing the road.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Nawapara Highway Police Station Siddiqur Rahman said two passengers of a picnic bus were killed when they were crushed by a bus in Prembagh area. The body has been recovered. The deadly bus was recovered from Changutia market. The driver, helper and supervisor escaped.