An activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir was crushed under the wheels of a truck while picketing in Chunti Forest gate area of Lohagara upazila during the countrywide blockade, enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance, on early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Jubayer, 20, son of Mohammad Yunus, a resident of the area.
Police said the accident took place when the Chittagong-bound truck from Cox’s Bazar hit Jubayer in the area while he was picketing leaving him dead on the spot.
Two people were also injured in the incident.
Mohammad Shajahan, officer-in-charge of Lohagara police station, confirmed the incident.
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia called the countrywide indefinite blockade from December 6 (Tuesday) as the government did not allow her party and allies to hold protest rallies in the capital.
Source: BD Chronicle