A teenager named Rahat Ali (15) was killed when a bus ran over him in Pukhuria area of Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj. Another teenager was injured in the incident. It happened around 5:30 pm on Sunday.
Kishore Rahat Ali is the son of Tajel Ali of Sada Shibpur Tikos village in Shyampur Union of Upazila. The injured is Abdul Azim (13), son of Mintu Ali of the same village.
Deputy Inspector (SI) of Shibganj Police Station Indrajit Burman said that Rahat and Abdul Azim were returning home from Kansat on a bicycle. At that time, when they reached in front of the Pukhuria petrol pump, a bus coming from the same direction hit them. Rahat died on the spot. Locals rescued the injured Azim and admitted him to Upazila Health Complex for treatment.
The bus fled at high speed after the accident. The police officer also said that efforts are being made to arrest the bus and the driver.