Child killed in road accident in Durgapur


    A child was killed when a battery-powered autorickshaw hit him at Netrokona Durgapur. The accident happened at Shibganj within the municipal area of Durgapur upazila on Monday (October 26) afternoon.

    Saiful Islam (12) and Azizul Islam (40) were injured within the incident. they need been admitted to the health complex.

    The deceased was identified as Jumman (6). Jumman is that the son of Mubarak of Khujiura village.

    According to local and police sources, Mamun was getting to Shibganj Bazar with an autorickshaw passenger from Gaokandia Bazar of the upazila on Monday afternoon. On the way, the rickshaw lost control and fell on the opposite side of the road ahead of Ideal School. The rickshaw passengers including Jumman were also injured. When the locals came and took the injured to the Upazila Health Complex, the on-duty doctor declared Jumman dead.

    Confirming the incident, Durgapur police headquarters OC Mir Mahbubur Rahman said, “We arrested the auto rickshaw driver immediately after the incident.” Subsequent legal proceedings are ongoing.


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