Three school students have died in Sherpur’s Nalitabarhi Upazila after a truck ran over the motorcycle they were riding. Sherpur Additional SP Abdul Warish said the incident occurred at upazila’s Nayabil on Friday, agencies report. The deceased have been identified as Jamal, 17, Nazrul, 17, and Rajan, 16, all residents of Nakugaon village and students of Nayabil Shaheed Muktijoddha High School.
Warish told bdnews24.com that the three were going to Nakugaon on a motorcycle. A truck ran over them, killing Jamal and Nazrul on the spot. Doctors pronounced Rajan dead after locals rushed him to Nalitabarhi Upazila Health Complex, he added.
The remains of the students have been kept in the health complex morgue. Nalitabarhi Police Station OC Abdul Bari said the truck has been held but its driver has fled.