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One killed, 8 injured as bus hits auto-rickshaw in Rangpur

News Desk Districts 2022-09-28, 3:47pm

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An auto-rickshaw passenger was killed, and eight others were injured being hit by a bus at Taraganj upazila in Rangpur on Wednesday.



An auto-rickshaw passenger was killed, and eight others were injured being hit by a bus at Taraganj upazila in Rangpur district on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Suraiya Akter, 12, daughter of Bhuttu Miah, a resident of Ikorchali area in the upazila.
Taraganj Highway Police Station officer in-charge Mahmud Morshed said a bus of Shyamoli Paribahan hit a battery-run auto-rickshaw from behind near Borati bridge around 11:00 am, leaving Suraiya dead on the spot and eight others injured.
The injured were rescued and taken to Taraganj Upazila Health Complex for treatment, he said.
Police seized the bus, adding that the OC said legal steps in this regard are under process.