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3 killed as truck hits autorickshaw in Kaliakair

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2024-02-19 12:55:21
3 killed as truck hits autorickshaw in Kaliakair

Three people were killed and two others injured after a truck hit a battery-run autorickshaw in Gazipur’s Kaliakair upazila on Monday (Feb 19) morning.

The accident took place on the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Sutrapur area.

The victims identified as Mofzel, 65, Jahidul Islam, 40, and Shawtkat Ali, 42, hailed from Gazipur.

Naojhor Highway police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shahdat Hossain confirmed the matter.

He said the Tangail–bound truck hit the autorickshaw in Sutrapur area, leaving five people including the autorickshaw driver injured.

Members of the fire service and police rescued the injured and took them to Kaliakair upazila health complex where physicians declared three of them dead upon arrival.

The rest were undergoing treatment at the hospital, he said.

All the victims were passengers of the autorickshaw, the OC added.

BDST: 1203 HRS, FEB 19, 2024

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