first_imgTruck being retrived at Palashbari upazila of Gaibandha district on Saturday. Photo: Shahabul Shahin/ Prothom Alo.Twelve people, including two minor schoolgirls, were killed in three road accidents in Gaibandha and Jessore districts on Saturday.In Gaibandha, 10 people were killed and at least 10 others injured in two accidents in Palashbari upazila.Seven people were killed after a truck overturned in the upazila in the afternoon.The deceased could not be identified immediately.In another incident, three people were killed and 10 others injured as a bus hit a stationary public transport vehicle, a ‘human hauler’, in front of a filling station in Palashbari in the morning.Witnesses said the driver of the Bogra-bound bus lost control over the steering after the tire burst and the bus hit the human hauler in the area around 9:30am, leaving three killed on the spot.Deceased Khoshru, 56, Zakirul 25, and Raju, 27, were labourers, from Gobindaganj upazila in the district.Palashbari police station officer-in-charge Mahmudul Hasan confirmed the matter to Prothom Alo.The injured were admitted to Palashbari upazila health complex.Overturned truck carrying iron rods. Seven workers were killed in the accident in Palashbari upazila of Gaibandha district, Saturday. Photo: Shahabul Shahin/ Prothom AloIn Jessore, two schoolgirls were killed in a road accident in Sharsha upazila in the morning, reports UNB.The deceased are Roja, 11, daughter of a college lecturer Alamgir Hossain and Zerin, 11, daughter of Ibrahim Hossain of Bairi village in the upazila.Both the victims were class-VI students of Bagachhra Girls High School.The accident took place when a sand-laden truck hit a motorcycle carrying the two girls at Bagachhra bazar around 8:00am, leaving the two dead on the spot and Alamgir injured, said Bagachra police outpost officer-in-charge Humayun Kabir.Alamgir Hossain, a lecturer of Bagachhra College, was taking his daughter and niece to their school, the OC added.The injured was admitted to a local clinic in critical condition.last_img

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