Speeding bus kills pedestrian in Sylhet

Published: July 01, 2018 17:12:46 | Updated: July 03, 2018 10:36:21

A passerby was run over by a bus at Nazirbazar in Dakshin Surma upazila under Sylhet division on Sunday morning.

The deceased was identified as Shamsul Islam, 32, of Dashgar village in the upazila.

Witnesses said a speeding bus ran over Shamsul, leaving him dead on the spot around 11:30 am.

On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Osmani Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy, said Khairul Fazal, officer-in-charge of Dakshin Surma Police Station, reports UNB.

However, police could not seize the bus as its driver managed to flee the scene, he added.

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