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Two killed as truck overturns on Dhaka-Chattogram highway

Published : Friday, 2 June, 2023 at 10:29 AM  Count : 629

At least two people were killed and another injured when a paddy-laden truck overturned on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Chattogram's Mirsharai upazila on Thursday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as truck driver Zahid Hossain, 25, of Firoz Shah Colony of Akbarshah Police Station in Chattogram and paddy trader Md. Sajeed Mia,24.

The identity of the injured could not be ascertained immediately.

The accident occurred around 5:30 pm when the truck driver lost control of the overloaded vehicle, said Delwar Hossain, sub-inspector (SI) of Zorarganj highway police station.

"The truck overturned at Sufia Road area near Gulistan CNG filling station of Mirsarai Upazila, leaving two people dead and another injured on the spot," he added.

"Police recovered the bodies and seized the truck, the police officer said, adding that the bodies will be handed over to their families after due procedures."

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