Two mango traders killed in road accident
Two mango traders were killed in a road accident in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district early Thursday.
The accident took place in Kamarpara area around 5:00am, said Zahangir Alam, officer in charge (OC) of Godagari Police Station.
Deceased Nuruzzaaman, 50, hailed from Boukhali village, and Aiyub Khan, 50, from Poddo Pukur village in Jhikargachha upazila of Jashore district.
Quoting witnesses, police said a mango-laden truck overturned and fell into roadside ditch as its driver lost control over steering, leaving two dead on the spot and two injured, including the truck driver.
Fire Service and Civil Defence personnel rushed the injured to Godagari 31-bed Hospital, the OC added.
The bodies were sent to Rajshahi Medical Collage Hospital (RMCH) morgue for autopsy.