May 19, 2021

Father-daughter killed in a car accident in Murshidabad village

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Berhampore, Aug 20: Father and daughter have been killed and three other members of the same family seriously injured in a pathetic road mishap on Wednesday night on way back to Tinpakuria village in Samargunj, Murshidabad from Kolkata. The incident occurred when the victim’s car rammed at the back of a dumper one kilometer before the destination. The injured were admitted to Berhampore Medical College.

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According to the sources, Shahidul Islam, a ration dealer, was returning home along with her daughter and 3 other family members after the medical treatment in Kolkata. Due to Thursday’s lockdown, Shahidul decided to back home on Wednesday night. On the way, a km before their home, their car suddenly lost its control and hit behind a dumper and turned down. Shahidul and his daughter Labiba Khatun died on the spot. The villagers rushed to the spot and rescued the ill-fated family. Police filed a case, but the driver of the ill-fated car has not been arrested.