Bus kills 2 Palli Bidyut workers in Sylhet

Publish: 3:12 PM, September 22, 2018 | Update: 3:12:PM, September 22, 2018

Two workers of Palli Bidyut were killed and two others sustained serious injuries as a passenger bus rammed a handcart in Osmaninagar upazila of Sylhet on Saturday noon (Sep 22).

The deceased were identified as Abdul Hai, 35, son of one Sadek Ali of Chandanpat area in Saghata upazila of Gaibandha district and Rashed Ahmed, 20, son of Asadul of the Katoa village of the same upazila.

The injured workers are Rajit Ali, 28 and Mamun Mia, 22, both hailing from Basuda village of Saghata upazila.

Eyewitnesses said the Palli Bidyut workers were heading towards Sylhet pushing a handcart loaded with electric poles while a Sherpur-bound bus (Shah Paribahan, Sylhet-J-110344) ran them over in Gadia area. Two workers died on the spot.

Moulvibazar Sherpur highway zone sub-inspector (SI) Kamrul Islam told Banglanews that Fire Service members recovered the bodies and sent to Osmani Medical College and Hospital. The injured men were also admitted to the hospital.