Three of a family, including one child, were killed as a speeding bus hit their motorcycle on Sunday (November 27).
The deceased were identified as Masudur Rahman, 50, his wife Halima Begum, 45, and their daughter Meherun Nesa Simi,13. They were residents of Collegepara area in the upazila. Meherun was a student of class VIII at Madrasatul Huda.
The accident occurred at around 8:30 am on Thakurgaon-Baliadangi Regional Road in Rahimanpur Union of Sadar Upazila, Thakurgaon Sadar Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Kamal Hossain told media.
"Meherun's parents were taking her to the madrasa this morning riding on a motorcycle. A bus of Hanif Paribahan crushed them in Dashpara area, leaving Halima dead on the spot and the others injured," said Kamrul Islam.