Two killed in road accidents
Three people were killed in road and train accidents yesterday, according to reports from our correspondents.
In Panchagarh, a biker was killed and his co-rider injured, as a pickup truck hit them on Panchagarh-Banglabandha highway at Dariapara village in Sadar upazila.
The deceased was identified as Firoz Hossain (26) from Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat.
After the accident, firefighters took the injured to Panchagarh Sadar Hospital, where on-duty doctors declared Firoz dead.
In Dinajpur, a biker was killed after a three-wheeler ran him over on Dinajpur-Rangpur highway at Gopalganj village in Sadar upazila.
Doyal Chandra Roy (25) from the upazila's Basherhat village died on the spot. The accident occurred after he fell off the motorbike, said police.
In Chattogram, an 18-year-old youth died after being crushed under the wheels of a train in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram.
The incident took place at Sitakunda's Sheikh Para in the morning, after the unidentified youth fell off the Sagorika Express train, said Sub-inspector Khorshed Alam, in-charge of Sitakunda Railway Police Outpost.