HABIGANJ: Three brick field labourers were killed as a truck rammed them down on Dhaka-Sylhet highway near Seneko Filling Station in Mirpur area of the district on Wednesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Shamsul Mia, 27, Lal Mia, 25, and Safar Ali, 27. All of them were the labourers of New Sagar Brick Field.
Local sources said, “A Sylhet-bound stone-laden truck rammed them down at about 6am while they were standing beside the Dhaka-Sylhet highway, leaving them dead on the spot.”
On information, a police team led by Shayestaganj highway Thana OC Rafiqul Islam rushed in and recovered the bodies.
Rafiqul Islam told banglanews, “Police sized the truck. But, the driver managed to flee.”
BDST: 1028 HRS, May 23, 2012
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