Youth dies after falling from bus roof in Bagerhat

A young man died after falling from the roof of a running bus in Kachua upazila of Bagerhat today.

The deceased was identified as Imran, of Rajapur upazila in Jhalakati district, reports our Bagerhat correspondent.

The accident took place on the Pirojpur-Bagerhat highway in front of Goalmath Saw mill around 6:15pm when the youth was traveling on the roof of a Bagerhat-bound bus from Barishal, said Md Monirul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kachua Police Station.

Imran died on the spot after he fell from the bus roof, he said.

OC Monirul Islam also said they recovered Imran’s body but the bus fled before the police reached the spot.

“We are trying to contact Imran’s family,” added the police official.