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Truck driver killed in Rangpur crash

University Correspondent |
Update: 2019-02-11 6:16:48 PM
Truck driver killed in Rangpur crash
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RANGPUR: A truck driver was killed as his vehicle collided face-to-face with another truck on Dhaka-Rangpur Highway in Pirgonj upazila of Rangpur Monday (Feb 11).

The deceased was identified as Rafiqul Islam, a resident of Pirgonj upazila.

Rangpur Highway Police Sub-Inspector (SI) Moazzem Hossain confirmed the matter to Banglanews.

Rafiqul died on the spot as a Dhaka-bound bus collided head-on with another truck, at noon, he said.

Another truck driver sustained injuries. He was taken to Pirgonj upazila health complex.

Vehicular movement was halted for nearly an hour on the highway, following the accident.

Afterwards, police took the situation under control.

BDST: 1813 HRS, FEB 11, 2019

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