September 20, 2021, 1:29 am
Zakiganj (Sylhet) Representative :
Three people have been killed in a road accident at Zakiganj in Sylhet. The accident took place on Wednesday (August 18) evening when a microbus fell into a ditch at Shahbagh on the Sylhet-Zakiganj road. One person died on the spot, police said.
Abdul Matin’s son Md. Ganipur village of Sultanpur Union in the accident. Samel Mia, 30, Junaid Ahmed, 33, son of Abdul Manik of Daulatpur village in Barthakuri union and Shipon Biswas, 36, son of Arun Biswas of Chayaghari village in the same UP were killed.
According to the locals, the microbus Sylhet T11-0522 from Sylhet lost control and fell on the side of the road and drowned. Locals immediately launched rescue operations and rescued seven people. One died on the spot. Later another died on the way to Sylhet. Locals could not identify the dead and injured.
Zakiganj Circle Additional Superintendent of Police Zakir Hossain, Zakiganj Police Station OC Abul Qasim and Zakiganj Fire Service rescue workers went to the spot.
Zakiganj Police Station OC Abul Qasim said three people died in the accident. The bodies and vehicles of the deceased were recovered and brought to the custody of the police. However, the exact number of people in the vehicle could not be ascertained.