19 November 2020, Thu

9 killed as locally modified vehicle overturns in Chapainawabganj; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 19 November 2020 expressing deep shock as 9 people killed in a road mishap in Shakopara area in Shibganj Upazila of Chapai Nawabganj district.

“Nine people were killed and seven others injured when a Bhotbhoti, a locally modified vehicle, also carrying rice overturned and plunged into a roadside ditch in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj district early today. The accident took place around 5:00am near Bhanga Bridge in Barikbazar area, killing eight people on the spot and injuring nine others. Two of them are in critical condition. I am expressing shock at their deaths and extending sympathy to their families. May Allah forgive all of them and bless them with paradise. I am also praying for the quick recovery of all the injured people.

I am urging the concerned authorities to pay due compensation to the deceased’s families and also to ensure proper medical treatment of the injury victims.