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ATN News official among two killed in Meherpur road crash

| Updated: August 02, 2020 22:55:31

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Two people including an official of ATN News were killed as a truck hit them at Bamundi Nishipur in Gangni upazila of Meherpur on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Mokbul Hossain, assistant manager of marketing department of ATN News channel and his friend Aktheruzzaman, 28, of the upazila, UNB reported.

Witnesses said a speedy truck hit Mokbul’s motorbike when it got overturned on road after he lost control over it around 11 am while going to Bamundi along with two others.

Mokbul and Aktheruzzamn were declared dead at a local hospital while another sustained injuries.

Gangni thana officer-in-charge Obaider Rahman said the truck driver managed to flee but the vehicle was seized.

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