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Four die in Lalmonirhat, Mymensingh road crashes

June 27, 2019 00:00:00

LALMONIRHAT, June 26 (UNB): Two people were killed and seven others injured in a road crash on Lalmonirhat-Burimari highway at Palashi Bazar in Aditmari upazila on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Nandu Chandra Roy, 55 and Rabiul Islam, 42, an auto-rickshaw driver of KakinaWabda Bazar in Kaliganj upazila.

Saiful Islam, officer-in-charge of Aditmari Police Station said the accident took place around 7.00 am when a truck hit an auto-rickshaw carrying eight people, leaving two people, including the auto-rickshaw driver, dead on the spot and seven others injured.

The injured were taken to a local hospital from where four were shifted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital.

In Mymensingh, two people were killed after a truck plunged into a roadside ditch at Lengra Bazar in Muktagaccha upazila on Wednesday.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Ali Mahmud, officer-in-charge of Muktagaccha Police Station, said the accident took place around 6:30am when a Mymensingh-bound goods-laden truck fell into the ditch.

The driver and his assistant were killed on the spot.

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent them to local hospital for autopsy.

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