Road accident kills two in Khulna

A woman and her newborn nephew were killed and three others injured in
a road accident on Sher-e-Bangla road in the city on Friday morning.
The deceased were identified as Shefali Begum, 16, and her nephew, a
three- day-old baby, of Hazibari area under Kotwali Police Station in
the city.
Police sources said the accident occurred when a pickup van hit a
rickshaw from behind on the road, leaving Shefali and her nephew dead
on the spot.
Among the wounded, Maya Begum, 40, mother of Shefali, and rickshaw
puller Mamun, 22, were admitted to Khulna Medical College Hospital
Police seized the vehicle but its driver managed to escape from the
spot, the sources added.
A case was filed with Kotwali Police Station in this connection.

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