Update: 21 March, 2019 11:21 AM
Now covered van kills college student in Sirajganj

Now covered van kills college student in Sirajganj


A local college student has now been killed when a covered van runs over him at Kamarkhanda Upazila in the district, 48 hours after the death of the Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury.

The deceased is identified as Hridoy Hossain,18, a student of the Sheikh Abdul Hamid BM Agriculture College and also a son of Hydar Ali from Vodroghat bazar in the area.

Kamarkhanda Police Station Officer-in-Charge Habibul Islam has confirmed the news.

“Three other college students were sent to Sirajganj General Hospital for treatment with a critical condition,” the OC added.

Habibul Islam further said: “The accident took place at Vodroghat area around 8:30 am when the speedy Chemical-laden covered van hit four college students, leaving Hridoy killed on the spot and three others injured.”

The driver of the car, however, managed to flee the scene after the crash while the agitated people in the area put up a barricade on the road, halting vehicular movement there.

The members of the law enforcement agencies are seen trying to bring the situation under control.

Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury’s death

Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury, son of Brig General (retd) Arif Ahmed Chowdhury and also a student of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), was killed in a road crash near Bashundhara gate in the capital on Tuesday (March 19).

The accident took place around 7:30am when a bus of ‘Suprovat Paribahan’ ran over Abrar on Badda-Kuril Bishwa road in the area, leaving him killed on the spot, sparking protests across the capital for last two days.

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam, however, yesterday inaugurated a foot-over bridge on Pragati Sarani that will be named after Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury. He laid the foundation of the bridge around 11:30am on the day.

The authorities of Dhaka North City Corporation have taken the initiative as per the demand of the students demonstrating for the safe road.

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