Dhaka, 9 April, Abnews: Bus owners and workers of Gopalganj district have called on an indefinite transport strike for the local and long route vehicles protesting torching a bus and seeking a halt to illegal vehicles plying the highway.
The strike began at 06:00 am on Monday (April 9).
On Sunday, two people including a college student were killed and 15 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch beside the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Gopinathpur Sharifpara area under Sadar upazila of the district on Sunday.
Enraged by the accident, students of Polytechnic Institute put up barricade on a stretch of three-kilometer area on Dhaka-Khulna highway.
The agitated students also torched the bus and vandalised a number of vehicles.