Medical students block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway

Students of Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College blocked Dhaka- Mymensingh highway in Gazipur 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.