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Schoolboy among 2 killed in Jhalakati road crash

16 March 2023
Schoolboy among 2 killed in Jhalakati road crash

UNB, Jhalakati :

Two people, including a schoolboy, were killed when a bus hit them at Shimultola on Barisal-Patuakhali highway under Nalchity Upazila on Thursday morning.

The deceased were identified as Turjya Bhattacharjya, son of Milan Bhattacharjya of Bakerganj area, a tenth grader of Bhutto High School and Md. Akash, a van driver. 

Md. Ataur Rahman, Officer-in-Charge of Nalchity Police Station, said when Turjya was talking with van driver Akash in front of his school a speedy Patuakhali-bound bus knocked  down them, leaving the duo dead on the spot.

Enraged school students and locals blocked the road for two hours demanding justice.

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