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Refugee boy killed in road accident

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KPN News
September 03, 2013
Teknaf , Bangladesh : An official Rohingya refugee
boy of Nayapara camp was hit and killed by a speedy truck at Naitong Para
(village) under the Teknaf police station on September 1, at about 3:00 pm,
said Jubair from the camp who went to Teknaf with the victim.
The dead body was
identified as Sayed Hussain (11), son of Jamal Hussain of Nayapara official
refugee camp which is being supervised by UNHCR and Bangladesh authorities
since 1991-92.
The victim Sayed Hussain
accompanied by his friend Jubair were going to Teknaf for their purposes by an
auto-rickshaw (CNG). But, on the way to Teknaf, it was suddenly hit by a truck
from its back side and it turned turtle, Unexpectedly, Jubair was not injured,
said Monir, a relative of the victim.
He also said that the
driver of auto-rickshaw got seriously injured but Hussain was dead on the spot.
After the incident, Jubair
immediately informed to victim’s family over mobile. Some members of family
rushed to the spot and brought him to the refugee camp before arrival of police
from the camp. The parents of the victim did not informed to the police.
Mother of the deceased boy
told the Kaladanpress, “She doesn’t want to file case against the driver
because she will not get her son alive again.”
However, the dead body was
buried in the refugee camp cemetery in the evening that day, said another
refugee from the camp named Lalu.
Many refugees including
boys and girls were killed by car accident while playing beside the road and
crossing the road from one side to another.