Mourning in Azampur village of Ishwardi


Five friends were killed when a private car overturned in Pabna’s Ishwardi. The houses of four of the victims are in Azampur village. Now the village is mourning.

On Friday (July 5) at 7:30 in the morning, relatives and villagers were seen waiting for the body in Azampur village of Dashuria union of the upazila. The whole village became heavy with the tears of relatives and neighbors.

Earlier on Thursday around 9.30 pm, five friends were killed when their private car lost control in front of Pabna Sugar Mill on Ishwardi-Pabna highway.

Mourning in Azampur village of Ishwardi

They are Jihad Hossain (17), Riyadul Islam Shishir (18), Sifat Hossain, Vijay Hossain (19) and Shaon (18) of Ishwardi upazila. Apart from the driver Vijay Hossain, the other four are students of Ishwardi Textile Vocational Institute.

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Zahid’s father Rezaul Islam said that my son was at home after evening. Suddenly one of his friends came and took him outside the house. An hour after leaving the house, the news came that five people, including Zahid, had died. Local people including me ran to the spot and saw Zahid’s dead body.

Local resident Dulal Hossain said that the death of five youths, including four from the same village, has cast a shadow of mourning on the area. All the five victims were friends. Their four houses are next to each other. The people of the village are speechless at such a death.

Mourning in Azampur village of Ishwardi

Mukul Hossain of the same village said that the people of Azampur village were shocked and surprised by such a death. The people of this village have never seen such a death before. The bodies of the four deceased will be buried in the Azampur graveyard.

In-charge of Pakshi Highway Police Outpost Belal Uddin told Jago News that the process of handing over the body to the family is underway. The body will be handed over shortly.

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