Four die as truck overturns in Naogaon

Published: August 19, 2017 04:48:47 | Updated: October 24, 2017 07:52:21

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At least four people died after a freight truck overturned into a ditch, police say.

The accident occurred on the Naogaon-Rajshahi Highway in Manda Upazila around 9am on Saturday, said Manda Police Station OC Anisur Rahman.

The victims have yet to be identified. It is believed the truck was headed from Naogaon to Rajshahi, the OC said. A police team was dispatched to the scene after the accident was reported.

“We have recovered the bodies of four people from the scene. We have not been able to tell if there are more beneath the truck,” Rahman said.

Police are conducting rescue operations with the help of locals. 

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