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3 killed as truck rams auto-rickshaw in Sirajganj

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 25th August, 2021 10:39:53 AM
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3 killed as truck rams auto-rickshaw in Sirajganj

Three people were killed after a truck rammed a battery-run auto-rickshaw in Panchlia area of Ullapara upazila in Sirajganj on Wednesday morning.

The deceased were identified as Haider Ali, 50, son of late Phulchand, auto-rickshaw driver Khoda Box, 30, son of late Motaher Hossain and Shahdat Hossain, 55.

According to locals, the a Rajshahi-bound rod-laden truck rammed the battery-run  auto-rickshaw carrying the victims while it  was crossing the highway under Panchlia Footover Bridge on the Bangabandhu Bridge-Hatikumrul Golchattar Highway at 5:30am, leaving the rickshaw driver and its two passengers dead on the spot.

Shahjahan Ali, officer-in-charge (OC) of Hatikumrul Highway Police Station, confirmed the matter.