• Monday, Dec 05, 2022
  • Last Update : 10:24 am

Three college killed in Rajshahi road accident

  • Published at 01:50 pm December 7th, 2014
Three college killed in Rajshahi road accident

Three female students were killed and 30 others injured as a bus fell into a roadside ditch after a head-on collision with another bus on the Dhaka-Rajshahi Highway in Rajshahi city yesterday.

The deceased were identified as Mahmuda Akter Tania, a 1st year student of the Social Work department of Rajshahi College, Shima and Sharmin, 2nd year students of the History and the Management departments of the college.

Police said the bus locally known as “Lucky” was carrying female students of the Rajshahi College. It fell intothe ditch in front of Katakhali Jute Mill after a head-on collision with a Rajshahi-bound bus belonging to Islam Paribahan, killing the three girls on the spot and injuring 30 others.

On receiving information, fire fighters rushed to the spot, recovered the bodies and rescued the injured people. Of the injured, 13 people were sent to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital in critical condition.

The bodies were sent to hospital morgue for a post-postmortem examination. Later, fire fighters salvaged the wreckage of the bus.

However, a five-member probe body has been formed by the college authorities in the evening with Prof Mosharraf Hossain of Mathematics department as head.

Others members of the body included Prof Al Faruk and Oliur Rahman of Bangla, Dr Kamal Hossain of History and Prof Abdur Razzak of Management department.

Prof Habibur Rahman, the principal of the college, told the Dhaka Tribune that they had filed a case in this connection.

The probe body has been asked to submit its report within 8 working days, Habibur added. 

50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail