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Two killed, 34 injured in Gopalganj road accident

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Two killed, 34 injured in Gopalganj road accident

TUNGIPARA, Gopalganj, Feb 10, 2023 (BSS) – Two people were killed and  34 others  were injured on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in  Barashur  area under  Kashiani upazila  of the district last night.

The deceased were identified as Bidyut Biswas,55, son of Gokul Chandra Biswas, resident  of Bakri village, managing committee member  of Bakri Bahumukhi Secondary School of  Bagherpara upazila in Jashore district and Sudipta Biswas,30,  lab assistant of the school.

Officer-in-charge- (OC) of Bhatiapara Highway Police Station, said that on Thursday morning, the  students, teachers, school management committee members and staff went for a picnic at the mausoleum of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Tungipara, Gopalganj by 3 buses.

 After visiting various places in Gopalganj, on their way back in the night, one of the buses overturned and hit a roadside tree while trying to overtake another bus in the area around  8pm, leaving 36  people seriously injured, the OC said.

Later,  the injured were taken to  Kashiani  100-bed Hospital  where Bidyut Biswas succumbed to his injuries.
 
A total of 20 serious injured people were sent to Jashore Hospital for better treatment and Sudipta Biswas died while undergoing treatment there, the OC said.

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