Two SSC candidates dead in Chandpur road accident

Two SSC candidates died, another candidate and a freedom fighter were injured in a motorcycle accident at Chandpur last night.

The accident took place on Chandpur-Cumilla road in the Mahamaya area of Chandpur Sadar Upazila around 11 pm yesterday.

The deceased have been identified as Shanto (17) and Ashik (17) of Nurul Haque High School. The injured are Sajjad ​​(17) of Chandpur Hasan Ali Government High School and freedom fighter Nazrul Islam (70), reports our local correspondent.

Quoting locals, Chandpur Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge (Investigation), Sujan Kanti Barua, said, last night, Shanto, Ashik, and Sajjad went out on a motorcycle. Their bike hit Nazrul Islam in the Mahamaya area and due to a hard brake, all three fell on the road, leaving Shanto dead on the spot.

Sajjad, Ashik, and Nazrul Islam were taken to Chandpur Government General Hospital in critical condition by the locals, the OC said.

“Three of them were brought in critical condition here and later transferred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital,” Roman, a doctor at Chandpur General Hospital, said. On the way to Dhaka, Ashik died, he added.

Police recovered Shanto’s body and Ashik’s body has been handed over to his family, said the OC, adding that injured Nazrul and Sajjad ​​are undergoing treatment in Dhaka.