Agitated students and locals blocked a highway in protest after an accident involving a bus and a van left two people, including a schoolboy, dead in Jhalakathi’s Nalchity Upazila. The accident occurred on the Barishal-Patuakhali highway in Shimultola around 9 am on Thursday, according to Md Ataur Rahman, chief of Nalchity Police Station. The student who died in the accident has been identified as Barishal-native Tamal Bhattacharya, a 16-year-old SSC examinee from ZA Bhutto Secondary School. The other victim was Md Akash, 35, a resident of Nalchity Upazila, who was the van driver.
Source: bd News24 March 16, 2023 10:26 UTC