Sylhet, Mar 22 (UNB) – A Bangladesh youth was shot dead by Indian nationals at Companiganj Upazila on Friday morning.
The deceased, 19-year-old Md Babul Mia, was the son of Muslim Uddin of Turung village of the upazila.
Locals said Babul went to a nut orchard in Domdoma border near Pillar No. 1260 when some Indians opened fire on him, killing him on the spot.
Later, locals and Border Guard Bangladesh troopers recovered the body. Police sent the body to Osmani Medical College Hospital for an autopsy, said Tajul Islam, officer-in-charge of Companiganj Police Station.
Tow month ago, another Bangladeshi was killed by Indians in the bordering area, the OC said.
Barishal, Mar 22 (UNB) – The death toll from Friday morning’s deadly road accident in the city rose to seven after a child succumbed to his injuries.
The accident took place in the city’s Tetultala after a Barishal-bound bus of ‘Durjoy Paribahan’ hit a human hauler. A woman was killed on the spot and 10 others were injured, said Yunus Ali, station officer of Barishal Fire Service.
Police identified those killed in the accident as Shila Haldar, 24, an MA student at Barishal BM College, Manik Shikdar, 40, auto-rickshaw driver Khokon, 35, Sohel 25 and Parvin Begum, 35, her son Taium, 7, of Babuganj upazila and Meherunessa, 50, of Madhabpasha.
Taium died while being taken to Dhaka for better treatment.
Police and fire service officials took the injured to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital where five of the injured died.
Four survivors of the accident — Abdullah, 7, Sumon, 25, Tonny, 17, and Dulal Haldar, 30 — are undergoing treatment at the hospital.