Road crash on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway kills two

| Updated: October 25, 2017 04:21:21

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Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident at Barabkunda on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway under Sitakunda upazila on early Friday.

The deceased have been identified as Masud, 35, and Md Quamruzzaman Mollik, 37, son of Giasuddin Mallik of Zajia upazila of Shariatpur, reports UNB.

Police said the accident took place when a Chittagong-bound bus of Saudia Paribahan, coming from Dhaka, dashed a truck from behind only to be hit by another truck from behind, leaving 12 passengers injured.

The injured were taken to the upazila health complex where Masud succumbed to his injuries, said Waliur Rahman, a physician at the health complex.

Later, Mollik was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where doctors declared him dead around 5:45am, said Zahirul Islam, in-charge of CMCH police outpost.

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