Elderly man killed as truck rams auto-rickshaw in Noakhali
An elderly man was killed and six others were injured as a truck rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Sonaimuri upazila in Noakhali district on Thursday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Shahid Ullah, 70, a resident of Baish Sindukpur village under Chatkhil upazila in the district.
Police and local sources said a truck smashed the auto-rickshaw carrying six passengers from in front of Joyag College, leaving Shahid dead on the spot and six others, including the auto-rickshaw driver, injured.
The injured were taken to Noakhali Sadar General Hospital.
Sonaimuri Police Station sub-inspector Abdul Alim said police seized the both vehicles and a case was filed in this connection.