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3 dead as bus hits motorbike in Faridpur; Bus set ablaze

22 January 2023
3 dead as bus hits motorbike in Faridpur; Bus set ablaze

UNB, Faridpur :

Three people including two members of a family were killed when a bus hit a motorbike at Mansurabad in Bhanga upazila of Faridpur district on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Moin Uddin Sheikh, 35, his daughter Tabassum, 10 and Sourav Matabbar, 16, son of Miraj Matabbar of Nagarkanda upazila.

Helal Uddin Bhuiya, additional superintendent of Faridpur (Bhanga circle) Police, said the accident occurred around 12:30 pm when the Dhaka-bound bus of ‘Star Line Paribahan’ from Gopalganj hit the motorbike coming from opposite direction, leaving two riders dead on the spot and the girl injured.

Injured Tabassum was taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced her dead.

Agitated local people put up barricade on the road and set the bus on fire after the accident.

On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

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