Auto-rickshaw driver among 2 killed in road crash
An auto-rickshaw driver and its passenger were killed after an unidentified vehicle rammed into it in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj district early Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Akter Mia, 40, a resident of Mandalkapon village in the upazila and his passenger Abdur Rakib, 35, of Noapara village of the same upazila.
Shayestaganj Highway Police Station officer in-charge (OC) KM Maniruzzaman said a highway vehicle smashed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Daulatpur Baghanbari area at about 4:00 am, leaving the duo dead on the spot.
The bodies were, later, handed over to the victims' families, the OC added.