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3 pedestrians killed in Gazipur road crash

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 5th November, 2021 11:08:04 AM
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Three pedestrians were killed when a pickup van hit them on a walkway at the MC Bazar area on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Sreepur of Gazipur early Friday.

The deceased were identified as Abdul Majid Johnny, 32, of Alamdanga upazila of Chuadanga, Tofazzal Hossain, 35, of Gafargaon upazila of Mymensingh and Ibrahim Hossain, 32, of Fatehpur village in Khulna, All of them were street vendors.

The pickup van lost its control and hit the victims when they were returning from a local waz mahfil at 2:00am, Kamal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mawna Highway Police Station, said.

Locals took them to Sreepur Upazila Health Complex where they died.

The pickup van was seized but the driver escaped, added the police official.