Road crashes kill 9 in Faridpur, Sunamganj
Nine people were killed (five in Faridpur while four in Sunamganj) in separate road accidents yesterday.A Gazipur-bound bus of Ema Paribahan in Faridpur from Khulna hit an auto rickshaw at Bhanga intersection at around 6:45 am, leaving its four passengers and driver dead on the spot. Three of the deceased were identified as Abul Sheikh (30), son of Eskan Sheikh hailing from Panchkula village, Khaleda Begum (35), wife of Shahidul Islam of the same village and Mizanur Rahman (40), son of Sattar Sheikh of Brahmananda in Bhanga municipality of the district. Ejazuddin, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bhanga Highway Police Station, confirmed of the incident. In another incident, four people died on spot as a bus rammed a private car near Pagla Bazar area of Dakshin Sunamganj upazila in the morning, said Habibullah, additional superintendent of police. However, the identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.