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Three die in Lakshmipur road accident

Published: January 02, 2020 11:35:37 | Updated: January 05, 2020 10:55:49


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Three people were killed and eight others injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Lakshmipur Highway near Polly Bidyut area on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Khorshed Alam, 35, son of Nurul Amin; Rafiqullah, 55, son of Patwari; and Mafizullah, 55, son of Najir Ahmed of Sadar upazila. They were construction workers.

The accident took place around 9am when a pick-up van carrying the victims plunged into a roadside ditch after its tyre exploded, UNB reported.

All three were killed on the spot and eight others were injured, said Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.

The injured were taken to Sadar upazila health complex.

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