4 female labours killed in Kushtia road accident

13 June,2016

RTNN News Desk: At least four female workers killed and five others were injured when a truck hit a shallow engine-run Nosimon in Bhaladia area on Kushtia-Jhenidah highway in Sadar upazila of Kushtia on Monday morning.

Among the deceased one was identified as Shukhi Khatun, 35, resident of Madhupur village of the upazila.

Witnesses said a speeding truck hit the Nosimon carrying a number of workers in the area around 5: 45 am, leaving two female workers dead on the spot and injuring seven others. Fire service officials along with locals rushed to the rescue.

The injured were rushed to Kushtia general hospital where two others succumbed to their injuries.

Police seized both the vehicles but the drivers managed to flee the scene, said sub inspector Azizur Rahman of Kushtia model police.

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