Teacher dies in Joypurhat road crash

Published: August 06, 2018 15:25:58 | Updated: August 07, 2018 10:42:37


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A retired headmaster of a primary school was killed after being hit by an auto-rickshaw in front of a bank in Kalai upazila headquarters of Joypurhat on Monday morning.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Khalek, 65, a resident of Takahut village of the upazila and former head teacher of Purkalitola Government Primary School.

Police said that the vehicle hit Khalek in front of Sonali Bank around 10 am, leaving him critically injured.

Later, he was taken to Kalai Health Complex where doctors declared him dead, UNB reported.

The teacher came to bank to collect his pension money, said family sources.

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