Farhana Akter, a student of English and Humanities department of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) died in a road accident on Monday.
Farhana Akter got hit by a truck when she was returning to home from Mirpur on the afternoon of December 12, 2016. The truck was coming from the opposite direction of a narrow road when it hit her. She died on the spot, according to the BanglaTribune newspaper.
Eye-witnesses said that the truck was coming towards her on a narrow road. She was crushed in between the truck and a wall beside that narrow road. She was returning to her home, which is near the Staff Quarter Mosque in the Middle Paikpara neighborhood of Dhaka.
The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh authority expressed its deepest condolences and empathy to the family of the departed. A picture of the deceased has been posted on the official Facebook page of the University with the following message: “We are deeply saddened that ULAB’s English & Humanities student Ms. Farhana Akter lost her life (inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un) on Monday, 12 December 2016. She leaves behind her grieving parents, relatives, classmates, fellow students, faculty and staff of ULAB. We send our deepest condolences to her family and pray for the eternal peace of the departed.”
The ULAB Student Affairs Office also posted condolences on its Facebook page. It also asked the students of the University to share their memories with Akter on the page.
The duty officer of the Mirpur police station, Nasir Hossain, told Banglatribune that no one has filed any case regarding the accident as yet.
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