Joypurhat road mishap kills Polytechnic teacher

Published: June 30, 2018 11:12:55 | Updated: June 30, 2018 17:31:28

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A female teacher of a polytechnic institute was killed when a battery-run auto-rickshaw carrying her collided with a speeding bus on Joypurhat-Mangalbari road in Khanjanpur PDB area in Joypurhat district town on Friday night.

The deceased was identified as Zakia Sultana, 25, daughter of Dollar Hossain of Gabarchopa village in Badalgachhi upazila and a teacher of Civil Engineering Department at Joypurhat Cybertech Polytechnic Institute.

The accident took place when the bus hit the auto-rickshaw around 7:30pm, leaving Zakia dead on the spot, Inspector (investigation) of Joypurhat Sadar Police Station Mominul Haque said.

The body was sent to Joypurhat Sadar Modern Hospital for autopsy, reports UNB.

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