Two killed as cement-laden truck plunges into ditch
Driver and his assistant were killed as a cement-laden truck fell in a ditch in Kaliganj upazila of Jhenidah early Sunday.
Deceased Jony, 35, driver of the truck, and his assistant Touhid, 21, hailed from Madhabpur village in Bheramara upazila of Kusthia.
Kaliganj Police Station sub-inspector Kazi Abul Khayer confirmed the incident.
The truck fell into ditch from a bridge near Chalavora area after its driver lost control over steering, leaving two dead on the spot, the SI said.
Fire Service and Civil Defence personnel, later, went to the spot and recovered the bodies.