4 killed in a truck-tempo crash in Jhenaidah

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30th January, 2015 09:04:28 printer

4 killed in a truck-tempo crash in Jhenaidah

JHENAIDAH: At least four people were killed and four others injured when a truck crashed into a betel-laden tempo in Dudhsar area under Shailkupa upazila of Jhenaidah district Friday morning.
The deceased were identified as Safiuddin Safi, 35, son of Abdul Gafur Bishwas, Mojibar Rahman, 37, son of Roushan Ali, and Riazul Islam, 40, son of Abdur Razzak, of Kanarpukur village of Shailkupa upzila and Aminul Islam, son of Yusuf Ali of Charpara village of Harinakundu upazila of the district.
All of them were betel leaf traders.
Two of the injured were identified as Milon and Alamgir.
The accident took place when a speedy truck ran over a Jhenaidah-bound tempo, coming from opposite direction, in Dudhsar Residential Area around 6:30am, killing four people on the spot and injuring four others, said Jhenaidah Fire Service and Civil Defense station officer Abdur Rauf Mollah.
Shailkupa Thana Officer-In-Charge (OC) Hashem Khan confirming the matter said Fire Service personnel from Jhenaidah Sadar and Shailkupa upzilas rescued the injured and took them to the district Sadar Hospital.
Hashem said police recovered the bodies from the spot and sent those to the hospital morgue for autopsy.
Police seized the truck but its driver managed to flee the scene immediately.
No case was filled yet in this connection, added the OC.

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