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Journalist loses leg as bus runs him over

Journalist Nikhil Bhadra mislaid his leg yesterday, hours after the BRTC bus ran him over in front of Jatiya Press Club in the morning.

Witnesses pronounced the bus run by BRTC (Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation) strike the 38-year-old comparison contributor of Bangla any day Kaler Kantha around 9:45am whilst he was channel the road.

Doctors during National Orthopaedic Hospital as good as Rehabilitation Institute pronounced his right leg has been amputated from the knee as good as which he is right away out of danger.

Rezaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Shahbagh Police Station, pronounced Nikhil was whisked off to Dhaka Medical College Hospital as good as after shifted to the orthopaedic sanatorium as his condition was critical.

Police seized the car though the motorist escaped, he added.

To criticism the accident, barbarous reporters from imitation as good as electronic media staged demonstrations during the stage for around dual hours from 12:00 noon. They put up the block upon the bustling Topkhana Road perfectionist evident detain of the driver.

The reporters additionally brought out the procession, burnt tyres as good as shop-worn multiform vehicles.

Meanwhile, the communications method yesterday shaped the five-member cabinet headed by the Joint Secretary Mohammad Moyeenuddin to examine the accident. The cabinet will additionally have partial of from journalists.

Signed by the examine physique chief, the press recover pronounced the cabinet would contention the inform inside of 5 operative days.

Meanwhile, Dr Modassir Ali, illness confidant of the budding minister, Communications Minister Obaidul Quader, Information as good as Cultural Affairs Minister Abul Kalam Azad as good as the array of supervision tip coronet visited Nikhil during the sanatorium where most reporters were additionally present.

Modassir told reporters which the preference either Nikhil needs to be sent abroad or not will come today.

The communications apportion affianced to bear the price of his correct treatment. “I will speak to the budding apportion about it,” Quader said.

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad in the fax summary voiced his regard over the collision as good as demanded remuneration for the victim.

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