Four people, including a couple, were dead and another was injured when a bus rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Gaibandha-Palashbari road at Sakoa Majhipara under Palashbari upazila of Gaibandha district today. Three of the deceased were identified as Shamim, his wife Shimu Sarkar and Shakil Mia while the identity of the other deceased could not be known immediately. Read more: 5 killed, 15 injured in Gopalganj, Gaibandha road crashes Masud Rana, officer-in-charge of Palashbari Police Station, said the accident occurred around 7:30 am when a Gaibandha-bound bus hit the CNG-run auto-rickshaw due to poor visibility caused by fog. Three people were dead on the spot and two, including the driver of the CNG, were injured. Of the injured, the CNG driver died on the way to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital. Read more: 6 killed in bus-auto collision in Gaibandha
A couple and their daughter were killed as a bus hit their motorbike on Thakurgaon-Baliadanga road in Sadar upazila of the district Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Masudur Rahman, 55, his wife Hasina Begum, 45 and their 14-year-old daughter Meger Negar Simi. They were residents of Mathurapur village in Sadar upazila. Police and witnesses said riding on the motorbike the couple was taking their daughter to a madrasha as her annual examination was going on. Read more: Road accident: 4 of a family killed in Brahmanbaria The Dhaka-bound bus of ‘Hanif Paribahan’ rammed into the motorbike in Hariharpur area around 9.30am, leaving Hasina dead on the spot and two others critically injured, they said. Masudur and his daughter succumbed to their injuries after they were admitted to Sadar Hospital, said Shihab Mahmud, a physician of the hospital. Kamal Hossain, Officer-in-charge of Sadar police station, said drive is on to arrest the bus driver. Read more: 4 of a family killed in Nawabganj road crash
A newlywed couple died after being electrocuted at their house in Keraniganj upazila of Dhaka early Thursday. The couple — Ismail, 20, and his wife Kajal Akter, 18 — were residents of Atibazar Sumon Housing area under the upazila. Read more: College student electrocuted, another injured in Sherpur Mamunur Or-Rashid, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj Model Police Station, said the couple used to live in a rented house. Kajal got electrocuted when she touched a switch with a wet hand around 12 am, he said. Read more: Man, his son die from electrocution in Jamalpur Her husband Ismail was electrocuted when he tried to save his wife — leaving the duo critically injured, the OC said. The couple was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where they succumbed to their injuries around 2 am, the police officer said.
A motorcyclist and his wife were killed as a covered van hit their vehicle on Nilphamari-Syedpur road in Sadar upazila of Niphamari on Wednesday, police said. The deceased were identified as Paresh Chandra Roy, 40, and Maya Rani Roy, 28. They worked at Nilphamari Export Processing Zone (EPZ). The accident occurred in the evening when the covered van crashed into the motorcycle with a lot of force near Shimultala while Paresh and Maya were returning from work, Shawkat Ali, officer-in-charge (OC) of Nilphamari Sadar Police Station, said. Read more: Four die in horrific road crash in Gazipur The couple died instantly from the impact of the crash, the OC said. "Police could not seize the vehicle as its driver sped away after the accident."
Police have recovered the bodies of a couple from their rented flat in the city’s Mohammadpur area. The deceased were identified as Saudi expatriate Noman, 32, and his wife Shamima, 24, who got married around a year back. On Sunday night, the security guards of their building informed police after getting no response from them for a long time, said Abdur Rab, sub-inspector (SI) of Mohammadpur police station. Police later found Noman hanging from the ceiling fan and Shamina lying dead on the floor. The couple was in trouble as their families didn’t accept their marriage, said the SI. Police suspected that it is a suicide incident. The bodies were kept at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy, he added.
A man and his eight-month pregnant wife were killed in a collision between a speeding truck and a CNG-run-auto rickshaw in Kachua upazila of the district on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Waz Uddin, 30, and his wife Sabikun Nahar, 24 - residents of Baraiara village under Sarchar union in the upazila. Ibrahim Khalil, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kachua police station, said the accident occurred around 2pm when the goods-laden speeding truck rammed into the auto rickshaw carrying the couple from the opposite direction, leaving the duo critically injured. They were rushed to Upazila Health Complex where on-duty physicians declared them dead on arrival, he said. Read: Couple among three killed in Cumilla road accident The couple met the tragic end on their way to home after a doctor’s visit on the Kachua-Sachar-Dhaka road in Hatmuda area, the OC said. Though the truck could be seized, its drier managed to flee the spot, the police officer said. Sachar Union Parishad Chairman Ali Akkas Molla said the number of such accident on the busy road is increasing alarmingly claiming lives and properties day bay day. Immediate measures should be taken to lessen such accidents, he added.
Police recovered the half-decomposed bodies of a man and his wife from a multi-storey building in Siddhirganj area of Narayanganj on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Rabiul, son of Abu Taleb of Nilphamari district and Lucky Das, daughter of Anil Das of Bandarban district. However, on June 14, Lucky Das converted to Islam and changed her name to Ayesha Siddiqa. Shahadat Hossain, the owner of the house, said the couple rented his flat on August 1. However, he did not ask them anything about which district they lived in or what their profession is. As a bad smell started spreading around from their flat, other tenants of the house told me about it and later I informed the police, the house owner added. Read: Woman’s burnt, decomposed body recovered from city dump station Moshiur Rahman, officer-in-Charge (OC) of Siddhirganj Police Station said they recovered the bodies from a flat of the five-storey building after being informed by the owner of the house Saturday at noon. They might have committed suicide by drinking pesticides together, added the OC. The bodies were sent to Narayanganj Sadar General Hospital morgue for an autopsy. However, the exact cause of death can be ascertained only after getting the autopsy report, he said.
A couple was killed and three other members of their family were injured when an air-conditioner exploded at a house at Chander Bari in Rajapur upazila of Jhalakathi district early Saturday. The deceased were identified as Forkan Hawladar, 45, son of Zohr Ali and his wife Mahinur Begum, 40. Also read: Dhaka warehouse blast: Death toll rises to 8 The explosion occurred in the dead of night, leaving the couple and three others–Mainul 14, Sara, 3 and Mahfuza Begum, 30 injured, said Shyamal Dey, officer-in-charge of Rajapur Police Station. Getting no response from the inmates of their house of till Saturday noon, Selim Hawladar, brother of Forkan, went into the house and found them wounded. Also read: 5 to hang in Ctg naval base blasts case Later, they were taken to a local hospital where doctors declared the couple dead.
Three people including a couple were killed as a private car carrying them crashed into a roadside tree on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Illiotganj area of the district Sunday. The deceased were identified as Gias Uddin Mahmud Farazi, an employee of Feni land office, his wife Jahanara Begum and Jahanara’s sister Salma Akter. Read: 2 killed in Cumilla road accident Premdhan Majumdar, in-charge of Illiotganj highway police camp, said the accident occurred around 7 am when the private car driven by Gias Uddin hit a roadside tree and fell into a roadside ditch amid a heavy downpour, leaving all of the three dead on the spot.
A couple in Khulna were electrocuted to death and their three-year-old child injured in Khulna’s Dumuria upazila on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased were Abhijit Biswas, 28, of Kulti village and his wife Sundari Biswas, 23. Confirming the incident, Dumuria Police officer-in-charge (OC) Sheikh Koni Mia said Abhijit and his wife Sundari went to the kitchen around 2.30 pm on Wednesday. The tin roof and fence of the kitchen were electrified due to a short circuit. The couple was electrocuted when they accidentally touched the fence. And their daughter Aurna was burnt. Neighbours rushed to the spot, switched off the main switch and took them to Khulna Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared them dead. However, the child was out of danger after receiving the necessary treatment. Also read: A man, his grandson electrocuted in Sylhet, agitated villagers block Polly Bidyut office