3 killed as ambulance ploughs thru' crowd at DMCH gate

3 killed as ambulance ploughs thru’ crowd at DMCH gate


Dhaka  – Three people and a baby in its mother womb were killed and six others injured as an ambulance ploughed through a
crowd in front of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) here of  Saturday morning.Two of the deceased were identified as Gulenur Begum, 25, wife of Feroz Miah, and her son Shakib, 7, a class two student, hailing from Chhoto Baizda village in Rangabali upazila of Patuakhali district,UNB News Agency Reported.The private ambulance, ’Manab Seba’, hit 10 people at the entrance of the emergency unit of the hospital near the DMCH police box around 9am, leaving Shakib and an unidentified beggar, 45, dead on the spot and eight others injured.The injured people were admitted to the hospital where doctors declared Shakib’s mother Gulenur dead. Gulenur’s another eight-month old son Akash was among the injured.Gulenur along with family members came to the DMCH for the treatment of her son Shakib, who was injured in a road accident at their village on Friday.Injured Amena Begum Surjya, 30, a six-month expecting mother, was undergoing treatment at the emergency unit of the hospital where doctors decaled her unborn child dead.Police seized the ambulance and arrested its helper, Sohel, as he was driving it, the police officer said.


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