News Desk: Five people were killed in a collision between a truck and a battery-powered easybike in Dumuria, Khulna. Three others were injured in the accident. The accident took place in Angardoha village of Kharnia union of the upazila on Saturday afternoon.
The deceased are Sabbir Moral (23) of Angardoha village of Kharnia union, Easybike driver Biswajit Biswas (30) and his infant son Arni Biswas (4) of Jieltala village of Shobna union, Nipa Dhali (25) of Bilpabla village of Gutudia union and her mother-in-law Amari Dhalli (55).
The injured are Antima Biswas (26) and Arjit Dhali (6). The identity of the other is not known. They have been admitted to Khulna Medical College Hospital. All the victims were passengers of easy bikes.
Dumuria police station OC Sukant Saha confirmed the truth of the accident and said that two people died on the spot and three others died after being taken to the hospital when the Satkhira-bound truck collided with the Khulna-bound easy bike. The truck and the easy bike have been seized due to the accident. But the driver and helper escaped.