A policeman was killed after being hit by a covered van in the city's Kakrail area Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Shahidul Islam, son of late Abdul Karim of Ishwarganj upazila in Mymensingh district.
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The accident occurred when a covered van of Shah Cement hit Shahidul when he was crossing Kakrail area on his motorbike, leaving him seriously injured, said Subir Kumar Karmakar, sub-inspector of Ramna police station.
Later, he was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival.