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Medical students block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway

Medical students block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway

Photo: Students of Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College block Dhaka- Mymensingh highway on Saturday.

Gazipur, Jul 14 : Students of Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College blocked Dhaka- Mymensingh highway here on Saturday morning protesting the death of a physician in a road crash on Thursday.

Salehuddin Ahmed, assistant superintendent of Gazipur district Traffic police, said that doctor Shammir Shakir Prokash was killed after being hit by a BRTC bus in KuniaTargach area on Thursday evening.

The students of the medical college put up barricade in front of the college around 9 am to meet their three-point demand including punishment of the driver, halting vehicular movement on the highway.

Following the assurance of police, they withdrew their blockade around 10:15 am.