Six of a family killed in Rangpur road crash
Rangpur: Six members of a family were killed as a bus crashed into a battery-run human-hauler they were in at Jhigatala in Taraganj upazila on Friday afternoon, reports UNB.
Five of the deceased are Dulali, 32, Shahnaz Parvin, 23, Shahidul Islam, 40, Motasin Hossain, 6, and Rawshan Ara, 50. The victims hailed from Madhypara of Jaldhaka upazila in Nilphamari.
Taraganj police officer-in-charge Abdul Latif said the Rangpur-bound bus from Syedpur hit the three-wheeler in the area at about 5:45pm, killing the six on the spot.
The tragedy struck the victims while returning to their home from Rangpur, he said.
On information, police recovered the bodies.
Meanwhile, deputy commissioner of the district Rahat Anwar announced to provide Tk 10,000 for each of the deceased.