Bus torched over death rumour in road accident
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Chuadanga, Sept. 3 -- A motorcyclist was injured after a bus plying on the wrong side crashed into his bike on Chuadanga-Jhenaidah highway at Jhenaidah bus stand in the district town on Tuesday morning.
Following a rumour that motorcyclist Ashraful Islam Polash, 34, was killed in the accident, locals torched the bus.
Quoting locals, Abu Jihad Fakhrul Alam Khan, officer-in-charge of Chuadanga Police Station, said the Barishal-bound 'Alsani Paribahan' bus from Meherpur from hit Polash's bike around 7am, leaving him injured.
Locals rescued him and took him to Sadar Hospital where doctor referred him to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.
In the meantime, a romour spread that Ashraful was killed in the accident.
Later, agitated locals blo...
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