Truck overturns in Jhenaidah, killing two

Published: June 16, 2019 13:00:42 | Updated: June 16, 2019 17:06:13

Two people were killed after a cement-laden truck overturned in Jhenaidah's Kaliganj Upazila on Sunday morning.

The incident took place in the upazila's Chhalabhora area at around 6:30 am, said Kaliganj Police OC Yunus Ali.

The dead are the truck's driver Sujon, 30, and his assistant who is yet to be identified, reports bdnews24.

According to OC Yunus, the truck was heading to Kushtia's Bheramara Upazila when it veered out of control and plunged into a roadside ditch.

"The driver and his assistant were killed on the spot."

Informed of the incident, police rushed to the scene and recovered the bodies, which were then sent to Jhenaidah Sadar Hospital's morgue, said the OC.

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