Elderly woman killed in Gopalganj bus crash

Published: October 10, 2017 10:22:49 | Updated: October 25, 2017 05:44:26


Google map showing Gopalganj district

An elderly woman was crushed under the wheels of a bus on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Chapta area of Kashiani upazila in Gopalganj district on Monday night.

The deceased was identified as Moriam Begum, wife of Moksed Mollah, hailing from Kusumdia village of the same upazila.

Officer-in-charge at Kashiani Police Station, A K M Alinur Hossain, said that the bus hit Morium around 8:30 pm while she was crossing the highway, leaving her dead on the spot.

Protesting the accident, the locals blocked the highway for an hour.

Being informed, Police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control, reports UNB.

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