Friday, December 8, 2023

Four siblings killed while pick-up van runs them over in Cox’s Bazar

The seven sons and only daughter of Suresh Chandra Sheel, who died 10 days ago, went to a local temple on Tuesday morning for offeing puja. On the way home after offering puja four brothers were killed and three of other siblings were injured after a pick-up van ran them over while they were crossing ... Read more

Five killed in road accidents

Five people were killed and two others sustained injuries in two separate road accidents at Uttara in the capital and its outskirt Keraniganj on Friday. In Keraniganj, three people were killed on the spot and two others were critically injured when a CNG-run auto-rickshaw rammed a motorcycle at Pouraharivita in Keraniganj under Keraniganj Model Police ... Read more

Two killed in city

Two people including a woman died in road accidents in the capital on Friday. At Matijheel, a man died when a bus ran over him. The deceased, Abdur Rahman, 32, was a cleaner at Border Guard Bangladesh headquarters and from Debipur at Laxsmipur.

13 killed in road accidents

Thirteen people were killed and 31 others injured in road accidents in Munshiganj, Manikganj, Comilla, Chittagong, Naogaon and Rangpur on Saturday and yesterday. Our Munshiganj correspondent reports, four people were killed and eight others injured as a bus hit a pickup from the opposite direction in

Road accidents kill 8 in 5 districts

Eight people were killed and six others injured in separate road accidents in Sirajganj, Chittagong, Khulna, Magura and Chandpur on Sunday and yesterday. Our Sirajganj correspondent reports, three people were killed and two others injured as a microbus rammed a human hauler on Bogra-Nagarbari

Nine killed in road accidents

Nine people were killed and eight others injured in road accidents in Dhaka, Pabna, Magura, Madaripur, Thakurgaon, Panchagarh, Chittagong and Mymensingh on Monday and yesterday. Our staff correspondent reports, two people were killed and five others injured in road accidents in the capital yesterday. In an incident, bus helper Mohammed Raju, 25, was killed as two

Danger lurks on highways

Without road dividers, narrow highways become death trap; 904 people killed in 4 months Narrow highways, lack of road dividers on accident-prone stretches, faulty road markings and, above all, reckless driving continues to take lives on highways of the country, experts said. The experts also said buses had become the road menace and most accidents ... Read more

AL leader, 2 journos among 15 killed

Road Accidents AL leader, 2 journos among 15 killed PM orders arrest of drivers Fifteen people including Awami League’s Sylhet district unit senior vice-president Iftekhar Hossain Shamim and two journalists were killed in road accidents in Sylhet, Dhaka and Gaibandha yesterday. Eight people, including Iftekhar Hossain Shamim, were killed and 30 others injured when

Danger lurks on roads

Wild driving inspired by poor enforcement of traffic rules and soft penalty have made the highways across the country and the streets of the capital death traps. Fifteen people died in road accidents across the country yesterday alone. Last year, the number of road casualty in the country was 2,467 while the number of the

10 killed in two road accidents

Ten people, including six of a family, were killed in separate road accidents in Noakhali and Keraniganj on Sunday. Seven people were killed when their car plunged into a roadside pond in Sonaimuri upazila of Noakhali on Sunday morning while they were going to Noakhali to attend the namaz-e-janaza of a relative. Of the seven ... Read more

14 killed in road accidents

Fourteen people were killed and 20 others injured in separate road accidents in Comilla, Tangail and Natore on Sunday and Monday. In Comilla, four people were killed in a road accident in  Barpara area on Dhaka-Chittagong highway under Daudkandi upazila on