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Faridpur road crash: Death toll rises to 15

Published : Wednesday, 17 April, 2024 at 6:11 PM  Count : 319

Faridpur road crash: Death toll rises to 15

Faridpur road crash: Death toll rises to 15

Another person, who was injured in a bus-pickup van collision on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Faridpur on Tuesday, has died raising the death toll in the incident to 15.

The 25-year-old Popi Begum died on Tuesday night while being treated at Faridpur Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College Hospital.

Her husband Md Iqbal, 30, who was injured, died on the way to Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon and their 18-month-old son, Yasin Sheikh, survived the accident.
At least 14 people died and several others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a pick-up in Kanaipur area in Faridpur's Sadar upazila at around 8am on Tuesday.

All the deceased were the passengers of the pickup van and were on their way to the deputy commissioner's office to get relief supplies.

The other deceased are, Rakibul Islam Milon, 45, a government official, his wife Sumi Begum, 23, his sons Ruhan Mollah, 8, and Abu Sinam, 3; Morjina Begum, 73, Surya Begum, 40, Shukurunnesa, 70, Kohinoor Begum, 60, Noorani, 2, Sonia Begum, 28, Jahanara Begum, 45, Nazrul Islam, 35, and Tabibur Khan, 55.

Meanwhile, a seven-member probe body headed by Additional District Magistrate Muhammad Ali Siddiqui was formed to investigate the incident. The probe body has been asked to submit its report within three working days.

Meanwhile, the government will provide Tk 5 lakh to each family of the deceased and Tk 3 lakh each for those injured in the accident, said Deputy Commissioner Md Quamrul Hasan Talukdar.

In addition, Tk 20,000 has been given immediately to the families of the deceased for burial purposes, he added.

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