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3 killed as truck hits rickshaw in Cumilla

District Correspondent  | banglanews24.com
Update: 2021-09-11 12:11:48
3 killed as truck hits rickshaw in Cumilla [File photo - collected]

A rickshaw driver and two of its passengers were killed as a truck hit the vehicle at Burichang upazila in Cumilla district on Saturday morning.

The deceased were identified as the rickshaw driver Ismail Hossain Sagor, 30, a resident of Mainamati union under the upazila, Abdul Ahad, 29, and Abu Yousuf, 22, from Moulvibazar district.

Mainamati Highway Police Station sub-inspector (SI) Abdur Rahman confirmed the matter to Banglanews.

He said a truck hit a rickshaw while the passengers were paying rent to it's driver on the Cumilla-Sylhet highway at Mainamati Saheb Bazar around 6:00am, leaving the trio dead on the spot.

Police, however, seized the vehicle and detained the driver and his assistant, the SI added.

BDST: 1211 HRS, SEP 11, 2021
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