Three killed in Gopalganj road crash


A Singapore expatriate along with his father and his brother-in-law were killed after a private car crashed into the railing of a railway flyover on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Kashiani, Gopalganj on Thursday morning, reports news agency UNB.

The deceased were identified as Ziaul Haque, 55, his son Emdadul Haque, 25, of Dighalia in Khulna and his brother-in-law Sazzad Molla, 35, of Narail.

Confirming their identities, Md Ataur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Bhanga Highway police station, said three of them were killed on the spot around 4:00am while two others injured.


The accident occurred when Singapore expatriate Emdadul Haque was going home with his father and sister’s husband by a rented private car from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, the OC added.

The injured were taken to Gopalganj General Hospital, OC Ataur Rahman said adding that the bodies were handed over to their relatives.