Published:  12:48 AM, 12 June 2019

2 die in Chandpur road accident

Two persons including a bank official died and three others injured critically in a road accident at Ghosher hat on Chandpur-Cumilla regional highway yesterday.The accident took place this morning when a Dhaka bound bus of Padma Express Company collided head-on with a CNG run auto rickshaw, police said.

Accounts officer of Social Islami Bank Gazipur branch Emran Hossain, 35, died on the spot while his niece Fatema,10, succumbed to injuries on way to hospital in Dhaka. They were coming Dhaka from Hajigonj by the auto rickshaw, reports BSS. Two of the injured persons were identified as Ratan Shil, 30, son of Dr Bhasan Chandra Shil of Subidpur Union of Faridgonj Upazila and Jewel Hossain, 35.

Resident Medical Officer (RMO) of Chandpur Sadar hospital Sujauddowla Rubel termed the condition of the injured persons critical. They were sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital after giving primary treatment, he said.Deputy Commission Mazedur Rahman Khan visited the hospital and assured of bringing the guilty persons to book.Police seized the bus but could not arrest its driver and helper.

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