Sylhet: A schoolgirl was killed in a road accident on the Sylhet-Fenchuganj Road in Mohammadpur area in Dakkhin Surma upazila on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Mashrafa Ahmed Suma, 11, daughter of Helal Ahmed of the area, and a class-V student of a local primary school.
Sources said the accident took place on the road around 4:00pm when a private car knocked down Suma while she along with her family members was returning home from a marriage ceremony on foot, leaving him critically injured.
She was rushed to a local hospital where on-duty doctors declared her dead.
However, the car speeded away after the accident.