Benapole, Mar 20 (UNB) – A schoolgirl in Jashore lost a leg in a road crash in Navaron on Wednesday.
Sixth graders Nipa, Rina and Saleha were injured after a pick-up van of Polly Bidyut Samity hit their school van on Jashore-Benapole Highway.
Nipa’s leg was severed.
The 13-year-olds are students of Buruj Bagan High School.
The pick-up van rammed into the school van carrying the students around 10am, said Mashiur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sharsha Police Station. The injured were taken to a local hospital.
Agitated locals blocked the highway after the accident, halting vehicule movement.