Mother, daughter killed in Gazipur road accident

Gazipur Correspondent
Published : 15:00, Feb 23, 2020 | Updated : 15:03, Feb 23, 2020

A mother and her nine-year-old daughter have been killed and at least five others have been injured after a bus carrying them has overturned in Gazipur.

The accident took place near Nurbagh area on Dhaka-Tangail Highway in Kaliakair upazila around 6am on Sunday (Feb 23).

The deceased Fatema Begum, 35 and her daughter Arbi, 9 were from the upazila.

Konabari Highway police station Sub-Inspector Anaurul Islam confirmed the matter to Bangla Tribune.

Anaurul said: "A Dhaka-bound bus of Azmeri Paribahan overturned in the area, killing mother and daughter on the spot and injured five others."

The injured are under treatment at hospital. The bus was seized while its driver managed to flee the scene, he added.