In the early morning on Saturday, eight freedom fighters were injured in an accident near Durgapur Bazaar Bridge when returning from the Victory Day flag raising ceremony.
Abdur Razzak, commander of Durgapur Union’s Muktijoddha Sangsad, informed the Dhaka Tribune of the incident.
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Eight freedom fighters were injured in an auto-rickshaw accident at Durgapur Bazaar Bridge when returning from the Victory Day flag raising ceremony on December 16, 2017 Dhaka Tribune
The accident took place in Kurigram, when the auto-rickshaw carrying Abdul Jabbar, Abu Yusuf, Rostom Ali, Sayedur Rahman, Moshiyar Rahman, Abdus Sattr, Osman Ali and Abdur Rohim flipped over as the driver, Rashid, was making a turn.
All the men save Abu Yusuf were sent to Kurigram General Hospital for treatment, confirmed Dr Md Shahinur Rahman Sardar of the hospital.
Abu was sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital due to the severity of his injuries.