October 25, 2021, 11:18 am
Sylhet Bureau :
A grandfather and grandson were killed in a road accident at Golapganj in Sylhet. Four more people were injured. The accident took place at around 10:30 am on Saturday (September 18) at Fazilpur on the Sylhet-Zakiganj road in Golapganj Sadar upazila.
The deceased were identified as Safiq Uddin, 70, of Jaldhup Patan (now Patan Uchpara) in Mollapur Union of Beanibazar and his grandson Aryan (1).
The injured have been identified as Husna Begum, 55, Fatema Akhter Poppy, 30, Tamanna, 25, and Nasir Uddin, 25, of Patan Uchpara village under Mollapur union of the same upazila.
According to local and police sources, a private car coming from Beanibazar collided head-on with a pick-up van leaving for Kanaighat around 10:30 am on Saturday. Two people, including a child, were killed on the spot. Four more people were seriously injured in the incident. Upon receiving immediate information, a team of Golapganj Fire Service rescued the victims and sent them to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.
Golapganj Model Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Harunur Rashid Chowdhury confirmed the incident.