A motorbiker killed in city road crash, bus torched

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Dhaka, August 03: A motorcyclist was killed when a bus of ‘SP Golden Line Paribahan’ ran him over at Moghbazar in the capital on Friday afternoon.The deceased was identified as Saiful Islam Rana, 30, son of Shahjahan of Goran and head nurse of Moghbazar Community Clinic.

Shortly after the incident, angry mob set the bus on fire.

People set a bus on fire after it hit a motorbike, leaving a motorcyclist dead and a pedestrian injured at Moghbazar in the capital on Friday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Saiful Islam Rana, 30, son of Shahjahan of Goran and head nurse of Moghbazar Community Clinic.

Tanharul Islam, an official at Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters, said the ‘SP Golden Line Paribahan’ bus hit the motorbike while getting down from Moghbazar flyover around 1:35pm, leaving Rana and a pedestrian injured.

The injured were taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared Rana dead around 2:15pm.

On information, a firefighting team rushed in and doused the fire.

ADC Azim Rahman said they arrested the driver of the killer bus and a case was filed.