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Miserable death of Mirsarai students in truck plunge

Among the worst tragedies in Chittagong’s history, today’s road accidental death of the school children in Mirsarai upazila mourned every people of Bangladesh. Irresponsible driving from truck driver made the truck skidded into a road-side ditch and most of the students were entrapped inside the flipped truck. As a result, they could not get out of the ditch even though the depth of the ditch was low. What a tragic death of innocent children! The reason why the truck driver lost his control is that actually he was talking over his mobile phone and didn’t concentrate on driving. Official record tells that the loss is 44 school-going lives. Government officials advised students and teachers in Chittagong division and in whole country to wear black badges. Thousands of people gathered at Abu Torab School ground in Mirsarai to attend the namaz-e-janaza of the deceased which was held around 8pm at school ground.  The news of deaths of children formed an immediate outburst of grief.  To prevent road accidents, the government promised to take necessary steps.

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