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Four killed in road mishaps in two districts

Published : Sunday, 24 December, 2017 at 12:00 AM  Count : 155
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At least four persons were killed and 13 injured in separate road accidents in two districts- Habiganj and Madaripur, in two days.
HABIGANJ: A man was killed and four others were injured in a head-on-collision between a truck and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Sutang area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Sadar Upazila of the district on Saturday.
The victim was identified as Aminul Islam, of Sharifabad Village in Sadar Upazila.
Police said a CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided head on with a Sylhet-bound truck in the area, killing Aminul dead on the spot and four others injured.
The injured were admitted to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Shayestaganj Police Station (PS) Mohammad Nazimuddin confirmed the matter.
MADARIPUR: At least three persons were killed and nine injured in separate road accidents in Shibchar Upazila here on Friday.
One of the deceased was identified as Sahera Begum, 70, of Dattapara in the upazila while the identities of the rest two could not be confirmed.
Shibchar PS OC Md Zakir Hossain Mollah said a Dhaka-bound ambulance loaded with a patient and passengers fell into a roadside ditch at Bandarkhola area in the upazila on Friday night, leaving the passengers seriously injured.
They were taken to local Royal Hospital where one passenger Sahera died under treatment while others were sent to Faridpur Medical College Hospital.
On the other hand, two unidentified motorbike riders were killed on Dhaka-Barisal highway at Panchar bus stand area in the upazila at 10am on Friday after their bike collided with a bus.

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