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Mother, daughter among 3 killed in Rajshahi road mishap

News Desk Accidents 2022-05-15, 2:23pm

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Three people including a woman and her daughter, were killed in another road crash on Rajshahi-Naogaon Highway in Paba upazila on Sunday.



 A day after a horrific road accident in Goplaganj that left nine people including three couples dead, three people including a woman and her daughter, were killed in another road crash on Rajshahi-Naogaon Highway in Paba upazila on Sunday.
One of the deceased was identified as Abdul Mannan, 48 of Manda upazila in Naogaon district.
Jahangir Alam, sub-inspector of Paba Police Station, said the accident occurred around 10:30 am near Aman Cold Storage when a soil-laden tractor hit two motorbikes coming from the opposite direction, leaving three people dead on the spot and another injured.
The injured was taken to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital.
Earlier, on Saturday, Nine people, including three couple, were killed and 30 others injured when a bus hit a car and then ploughed into a bike and a couple operating a paddy-cutting machine on a farm land along the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Gopalganj district
Road accidents in Bangladesh continue to claim hundreds of lives every year.
As many as 543 people, including 81 children, were killed and 612 others injured in 427 road accidents in April, the Road Safety Foundation said in its latest report, released on May 7.
The non-government organisation said 206 lives were lost in 189 motorcycle accidents, which is 37.93% of the total deaths. Also, 116 pedestrians and 87 drivers and their assistants were killed in March accidents.
On the other hand, accidents on waterways claimed at least eight lives while 23 were killed and five injured in train accidents across Bangladesh last month.