Truck rams auto-rickshaw; 2 killed
Two people were killed and at least 16 injured when a truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw in Chourasta intersection area of Kurigram district town on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Halim, 30, a resident of Khalilganj area under Sadat upazila, and Jubayer, 25, a resident of Tograihat.
Kurigram Sadar Police Station OC Mahfuzur Rahman said a Kurigram-bound truck smashed a battery-run auto-rickshaw in the area at noon after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving two dead on the scene and 16 others wounded.
On information, members of Fire Service and Civil Defence, police and red crescent went to the scene and rescued the injured.
The wounded were admitted to Kurigram General Hospital and Rangpur Medical College Hospital.