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Accidents are constantly happening on the Khulna-Satkhira highway, fresh life is falling

There are dangerous bends in the Dumuria area of ​​the Khulna-Satkhira highway. There are some words in it which should be understood from a distance. Accidents are constantly happening on the highways due to easybikes and three-wheelers. Fresh life is falling. The Roads and Highways Department has taken initiative to simplify these bends. And the highway police has informed about the various restrictions to stop the movement of vehicles on the highway.

The distance from Khulna to Satkhira is 64 kilometers. The lion’s share of this highway passes through Dumuria upazila of Khulna. The distance from Zero Point to Chuknagar Bazar in Dumuria is 28 kilometers. That distance has now turned into a death pit. At this distance there are at least 12 bends, big and small. At the same time, banned three-wheelers, engine-driven vans and easybikes are plying on the highway regularly.

According to the Highway Police and the Fire Service, there have been at least 126 accidents at various bends in Dumuria this year. 20 people lost their lives on the spot. At least 200 others were injured.

This turn has witnessed many accidents. In the Dumuria area of ​​the Khulna-Satkhira highway, there are dangerous bends every half a kilometer on an average. Although it is an accident prone area, there is no signboard with any warning instructions for the drivers.

Highway police have said that they will be more strict in enforcing the law, citing various restrictions on the movement of banned vehicles on the highway. Roads and highways department is also working.

Madaripur Region Highway Police Superintendent, Md. Hamidul Alam said, accidents are happening due to over speed. We are currently suing using Speed ​​Song.

Khulna Roads and Highways Department Executive Engineer. Anisuzzaman Masood said, I will make four lanes with divider. Then the number of accidents on the bends will also come down.

On an average, more than two thousand heavy vehicles ply on the Khulna-Satkhira highway every day.

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