College principal killed in Khulna road crash

| Updated: October 08, 2022 11:34:19

College principal killed in Khulna road crash

A college principal died after being hit by a tractor trolley loaded with bricks in Rupsa upazila of the Khulna district on Sunday.

The deceased is identified as Md Rafiqul Islam, 40, principal of private Chandpur College in the upazila, reports UNB.

Sardar Mosharraf Hossain, Officer-in-charge (OC) of Rupsa Police Station, said the accident happened around 12 noon when the speeding tractor knocked him from behind in the WAPDA area on his way home from the college, leaving him critically injured.

Locals rushed him to Upazila Health Complex where physicians pronounced him dead upon arrival, he said.

The body was sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy, he said, adding that the locals caught the vehicle's driver and handed him over to police.


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