Kid’s death triggers road blockade in Sylhet

Incensed locals put up barricade on the Sylhet-Tamabeel road following
death of a child in a road accident in Boteshwar area of the city on
Wednesday night, disrupting traffic for four hours.Police said a truck knocked down a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on the
Sylhet-Tamabeel road in Boteshwar adjacent to Shylhet Cantonment at
about 8.30pm, leaving the child dead and three other people injured.
Identify of the deceased could not be known immediately.
As the news of the child’s death spread, local people bursting into
anger blocked the rood, halting traffic for about four hours from
8:30am to 12:30pm.
Later following intervention of some high officials of the local
administration and police who visited the spot, the protesters
withdrew the barricade.
(UNB, Sylhet)

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