Chandpur, Oct 23 (UNB) – A minor schoolboy was killed as a tractor hit him at Kharkhadia village in Faridganj upazila of the district on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Saifur Rahman Asif, 12, student Chandra Imam Ali High School and son of Mobarak Hossain of Kharkhadia village in Balithuba union of the upazila.
Witnesses said Asif was riding on a bicycle around 10 am while a reckless tractor hit him from behind killing him on the spot.
Sub-inspector of Faridganj Police Station Jakaria Mia said that the body was sent to Chandpur General Hospital morgue for post-mortem examination.
Police also seized the tractor but its driver managed to flee, he said.