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Two die in Dinajpur road crash

Two die in Dinajpur road crash

A truck driver and his helper were killed in a head-on collision with a lorry on the Dinajpur-Gobindaganj regional highway in the district in the early hours of Friday, police said.

The deceased driver was identified as KM Saiful Islam Badsha, 49, from Singra upazila in Natore, while his assistant could not be identified immediately, said Ashraful Islam, in-charge of Fulbari police station.

The driver of the lorry also suffered minor injuries in the accident, he said.

The accident occurred around 3am near the Rajarampur Fakirpara area of the district's Fulbari upazila when the Panchagarh-bound truck carrying bricks crashed into the Naogaon-bound potato-laden lorry coming from the opposite direction at high speed.

Truck driver Badsha and his assistant died on the spot in the impact, Ashraful said. "Both the vehicles have been seized."