Two die in Naogaon as human hauler turns turtle

FE Online Desk | Published: July 05, 2018 11:41:34 | Updated: July 06, 2018 11:47:18

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Two people were killed and six others injured when a human hauler (locally known as Votvoti) overturned on Dhamoirhat road at Kokiler Mor in Naogaon district early Thursday.

The deceased have been identified as Kausar Rahman, 42, a cattle trader of Nawabganj upazila in Dinajpur district and human hauler driver Manik Hossain, 27, of Chapainawabganj district.

Witnesses said the accident took place around 4:00am when a human hauler carrying traders and cattle hit a roadside tree and turned turtle, leaving two people dead on the spot and six others injured, according to a news agency.

Later, locals rescued the injured and rushed them to neighbouring Joypurhat District Hospital.

The human hauler was heading to Birampur of Dinajpur district, said Mominul Islam, officer-in-charge of Joypurhat Police Station.

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