Five die in Mymensingh, Narsingdi road mishaps

Published: June 20, 2018 11:40:32 | Updated: June 20, 2018 21:17:18


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At least five people have been killed and eight others injured in separate road crashes in Mymensingh and Narsingdi districts on Wednesday.

In Mymensingh, three people were killed and three others injured when a microbus rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw around 7:30am at Satrashia in Muktagaccha upazila on Wednesday, according to Ali Ahmed Mollah, Officer-in-Charge of Muktagacha Police Station.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately, reports UNB.

The accident left three people dead on the spot and three injured were taken to a local hospital.

In another accident, two teenage boys were killed and five others injured when a trolley plunged into a roadside ditch at Khakchar in Narsingdi’s Raipura upazila in the morning.

The deceased were identified as Rabiul, 15, and Mamun, 15, of Tokipura village. Both were students of class X of a local madrassa.

Delwar Hossain, Officer-in-Charge of Raipura Police Station, said 15 boys riding on a trolley were heading towards Raipura Degree College ground for playing football.

When the trolley reached Khakchar, it plunged into a roadside ditch around 7:30am, leaving Rabiul and Mamun dead on the spot and five others injured.

The injured were taken to local hospital where the doctors advised them to be shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

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