One refugee killed, one injured in road accident

Teknaf, Bangladesh: An official refugee youth of Nayapara camp was killed and another one injured by a speedy motorbike at Ali Khali (village) under the Teknaf police station on November 26, Anuwar Hussain from the camp said. The dead body was identified as Janal (18), son of Jahid Alam, block-H, Shed # 649/6 and the injured person is Yasin (17), son of Sultan Ahamed, block-H, Shed # 622/1.

The victim Janal accompanied by his friend Yasin were going to Nilla from Nayapara camp by a bicycle o November 26 at about 4:00 pm, while a speedy motorbike was coming from Nilla and collided with the bicycle. But, Janal is working at tea shop in Nilla, according to his family.

After the incident, the wounded refugees were brought to Nayapara clinic where Janal was dead after half an hour and Yasin was referred to Cox’s Bazar government hospital with serious condition.

According to statement of Yasin, “At first attack, he is not seriously wounded, but the driver comes again and crashes over his body.”

The local motorbike driver and his two colleagues were also injured. They were sent to Cox’s Bazar hospital for medical treatment, according to sources.

Being informed, police officer from Teknaf police station went to Nayapara refugee camp to see the dead body at about 6:00 pm and asked his family to be filed case or not. But, they refused to file case, official said.

However, the dead body was buried at refugee cemetery.

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