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Three killed in Rangpur road accident

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Update: 2022-09-28 21:49:38
Three killed in Rangpur road accident

Three people including a newborn baby were killed in a road accident at the Barati bridge point on the Rangpur- Dinajpur highway on Wednesday (Sep 28).

The deceased were identified as Sumaiya Akhter, 12, of village Ekorchali Sarkerpara, Smriti Akhter, 20, of village Dolapara and auto-rickshaw driver Jahangir Alam, 44, of village Jagadishpur Uttarpara in Taraganj upazila of Rangpur.

According to information, the injured persons were rescued, including the driver of the auto-rickshaw, and sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RpMCH).

Taraganj Highway Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Sheikh Mohammad Mahbub Morshed confirmed the matter.

He said the mishap occurred when a passenger bus hit a battery-run auto-rickshaw from behind damaging the three-wheeler and injuring its six passengers.

Three of the critically injured auto-rickshaw passengers died at RpMCH while undergoing treatments, Officer-in-Charge (OC) said.

"We have seized the killed bus although its driver and helper fled from the spot," the OC added.

BDST: 2149 HRS, SEP 28, 2022
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