Speeding bus crushes teenager to death near Dhaka airport

The 14-year-old boy was crossing a road when a bus, embroiled in a race with another vehicle, ran him over

Senior Correspondent
Published : 30 Sept 2022, 08:03 AM
Updated : 30 Sept 2022, 08:03 AM

A teenager has been killed after being run over by a bus in Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport area.

Police are yet to identify the 14-year-old homeless boy, who was wearing a denim pant and a T-shirt when the accident occurred at 1:30 am on Friday.

According to police, the boy was crossing the road next to the new building of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh when two buses embroiled in a race approached at speed.

One of the buses hit the teen, leaving him dead on the spot, said Sub-Inspector Jahangir Alam of Airport Police Station.

Law enforcers are trying to collect CCTV footage of the incident in order to track down the errant bus, he added.

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