A 31-year-old woman was killed after being hit by a bus in the capital’s Mirpur area Tuesday noon while dropping off her two children at school.
The deceased were identified as Sabina Yeasmin, wife of Rafiqul Islam, a resident of Bhasantek area.
Her two children received minor injuries .
Sabina’s elder daughter Humaira Yasmin Ohi is a class IV student of Bangladesh Navy School.
As there was an examination at Humaira's school, Sabina was taking her to school with her younger daughter Rahiya Yasmin Rahi at noon.
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Deceased’s brother Md Mamun said when a bus of “Trust Transport” hit their rickshaw from behind in front of Bhasantek Navy Market on their way to school around 1pm Sabina and her two daughters fell off the rickshaw and suffered injuries.
Later, locals rushed them to a local Marks Hospital first and then to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared Sabina dead.
Md Bachchu Mia, in-charge (inspector) of DMCH police outpost, said Sabina and her two daughters were brought to the hospital at noon. “The two girls were given first aid.”