Road crashes kill two in Joypurhat


A human hauler driver and a child were killed in separate road accidents in Akkelpur and Khetlal upazilas of Joypurhat on Saturday morning, reports UNB.

The deceased are Abdus Salam, 35, from Akkelpur, and Tanveer Hossain, 4, son of Emran Hossain of Minigari village in Khetlal upazila.

Salam was killed on the spot after a train hit his human hauler at Kanupur rail crossing around 9:30am, said Kiron Kumar Roy, officer-in-charge of Akkelpur police station.

In another incident, 4-year-old Tanveer died when a human hauler ran him over after he had fallen off a running motorcycle around 10am, locals said.