2 women killed in Autorickshaw-trolley crush...

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2 women killed in Autorickshaw-trolley crush

 Mymensingh Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:27 PM, 15 January 2022  

Eyewitnesses at the scene

Eyewitnesses at the scene

Two autorickshaw passengers were killed in a road crush when a sand-carrying trolley hit them at Gafargaon in Mymensingh.

The accident took place at Raona village of the upazila on the Gafargaon-Bhaluka regional road on Saturday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Majeda Khatun, wife of Rakibul Islam of Pukhuria village under Saltia union and Bokula Khatun, wife of Mia Hossain of Charkamaria village under Charalgi union. Another person named Helal Khan of Rawana village was seriously injured in the incident.

Gafargaon police sub-inspector (SI) Zakir Hossain said the autorickshaw was unloading passengers at Raona village around 12:30 pm. At that moment, the sand-carrying trolley coming from the opposite direction pushed the autorickshaw. Majeda Khatun was killed on the spot. Two more passengers were injured.

After the locals rescued the injured and took them to Bhaluka Upazila Health Complex, the doctor declared Bakula Khatun dead. Helal Khan is undergoing treatment at the Upazila Health Complex The trolley was seized but the driver escaped, the police official said.

Meanwhile, relatives alleged that a housewife named Rokhsana Akhter Sadia was beaten and strangled to death by her husband for obstructing his extramarital affair at Gafargaon in Mymensingh on Friday morning. The incident took place at Gaiyarpar village in Niguari union of Pagla police station of the upazila.