Truck crashes into crowd; 2 killed
Two people, including a 10th grader, were killed and three others injured as a mini truck crashed into a crowd in Ramu upazila of Cox's Bazar on Thursday afternoon.
The fatal accident took place in Banglabazar area around 3:00pm when some people gathered beside road to attend a marriage ceremony.
Ramu Tulabagan Highway Crossing Police Station officer in-charge Abu Abdullah confirmed the matter.
In the incident, Mohammad Farhad, 16, a student at Kharulia High School, and Abul Bashar, 70, of Moktarkul area, died on the spot.
Soon after incident, agitated people torched the truck.
Being informed, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control, OC Abdullah added.
The body was sent to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital morgue.