Two workers die after covered van hits roadside shop in Cumilla

Published: July 28, 2018 16:20:55 | Updated: July 29, 2018 10:45:51

Two workers of a factory were killed and two others severely injured as a covered van hit a roadside shop at Nuritala in Cumilla’s Chandina upazila on Saturday.

The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.

Iliatganj Highway Police Outpost's SI Manirul Islam said some workers of Ayesha Jute Mills of the area took shelter inside a roadside shop as rain started while on their way to workplace.

The accident took place when the covered van hit the shop after its driver lost control over the steering around 12 pm, leaving a pair dead on the spot and the other two others severely injured.

Locals however manage to take the injured to Chandina Health Complex, UNB reported.

Police seized the covered van from the spot.

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