COMILLA: A minor was killed and his cousin went missing as their motorbike fell into a road side ditch after colliding with an unidentified vehicle on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Khadghar area under Chandina upazila in the district on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Osman, 9, son of Abul Hasem. On the other hand, his cousin Lokma, 18, went missing after the mishap.
Iliotganj police camp SI Masuk ahmed said, “Their motorbike fell into a road side ditch as an unidentified vehicle knocked it down at about 10pm while they were returning from a relative’s house.”
Later, on information, fire fighters rushed in and recovered the body of Osman from under 30 feet water. But, Lokman is still missing.
Fire fighter’s source said they will conduct the rescue operation again on Saturday.
BDST: 0925 HRS, AUG 18, 2012
Edited by: Maria Salam, Asst Output Editor
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