A mother and her 8-month-old baby were killed when a bus overturned on the Dhaka-Khulna highway at Kashiani in Gopalganj.
The incident took place at Fukra Milton Bazar in the upazila around 6:30 pm on Monday (September 21).
The deceased were identified as Mira Begum, 35, wife of Rafiq Kazi of Faloshi village in the upazila and her son Ali Kazi.
Prakash Biswas, sub-inspector (SI) of the Ramdia police investigation center, said Mira was going to her husband’s house in Faloshi from her father’s house in Fukra in a van with her baby. Baby Ali was killed on the spot when a passenger bus heading to Gopalganj from Baspur in Kashiani hit the van from behind on the way. The injured Mira Begum was taken to Gopalganj General Hospital with 250 beds but the doctor on duty declared her dead.