Father, daughter killed in Pirojpur road accident


PIROJPUR, Dec 4, 2017 (BSS) – Two members of a family were killed and four other members injured in a road accident in Bolershar Bridge area on Barisal- Khulna Highway under Bagerhat district last night.

The deceased were identified as Touhidul Islam, 42, a businessman, and his daughter Nusaiba, 12, residents of Nirala residential area in Khulna.

Sub-Inspector (SI) of Pirojpur Police Station Md Mahbub Alam said the accident occurred in the area around 10 pm when a microbus carrying Islam and his family members fell into a road-side ditch while they were returning home after visiting Kuakata.

The accident left Islam dead on the spot and his wife, their three children and the microbus driver injured, one seriously, he said.

The injured were taken to Pirojpur Hospital. Later Nusaiba was referred to Khulna for better treatment but she died on the way to Khulna, he added.