An elderly woman was killed after being hit by a bus in the city’s Shanir Akhra area on Monday evening.
The deceased was identified as Nurjahan Begum, 65, wife of late Shamsuddin of Swamibagh under Gendaria Police Station.
Victim’s son Mohammad Shahid said the bus hit his mother in front of Mollah College around 7pm when she was on her way to his sister’s place in Rayerbagh area.
Being informed by locals, he rushed in and took her to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared her dead, he said, adding that locals seized the bus.
Inspector Bachchu Mia of the DMCH police outpost said the body has been kept at the morgue for autopsy.