Dhaka, Oct 22 (UNB) – Two man were killed when a bus hit another stationary bus from behind at Jatrabari intersection in the city on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Selim Mia, 22, son of Fazle Haque of Alepur village in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur district and Jewel, 30, son of Matlab Hawladar of Barishal.
Officer-in-charge of Jatrabari Police Station Kazi Wazed Ali said Selim and Jewel were standing in between two parked buses of Trans Silva Paribahan at Jatrabari intersection to hire an auto-rickshaw around 1 pm.
At one stage another bus of the same paribahan hit a standing bus from behind and the victims were sandwitched between those, the OC added.
Severely injured Selim and Juwel were rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) where the duty doctors declared Selim dead and Juwel succumbed to his injuries later around 5 pm, he added.
Police seized the buses and one of its helper–Shahin Kadi who was driving the vehicle without a valid driving license, the OC said.