Five die as truck rams into human hauler in Bogura

Published: May 23, 2018 13:16:32 | Updated: May 24, 2018 10:58:18

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At least five people were killed and seven injured as a truck hit a human hauler on Bogura-Natore road at Partekur in Bogura sadar upazila on Wednesday.

Three of the deceased have been identified as Sumon, 28, son of Hafizar Rahman of Kukrul village in sadar upazila, Anwar Hossain, 25, son of Abdul Hye of Koigari Khadai village in Shahjahanpur upazila, and Moklesur Rahman, 52, of Nandigram village.

The identity of the other two could not be known immediately, says a UNB report.

The accident took place around 9:00am when a truck rammed into an oncoming human hauler leaving 12 people injured, said sub-inspector Abdul Aziz Mandal of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital (SZMCH) police camp.

The injured passengers of the human hauler were taken to SZMCH where five succumbed to injuries after admission, he added.

Police seized the truck but could not arrest its driver.

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