Thursday, 26 May, 2022
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3 killed, 12 injured in Magura road crash

Three people were killed and 12 others injured in a collision between a battery-run auto-rickshaw and a bus in Mohammadpur upazila in Magura on Sunday noon.

The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Rabbi, 22, Jashim, 24, and Nirmal Kumar Biswas, 60, of the upazila.

Ikram Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Mohammadpur police station, said the accident occurred around 12pm near Kanutia on Mohammadpur road when the auto-rickshaw was hit at high speed by the bus coming from the opposite side, leaving around 15 people injured.

Among the injured, four were rushed to Magura Sadar Hospital where the doctor declared Rabbi and Jashim dead, said the OC.

Nirmal succumbed to his injuries on the way to Jashore hospital.

The vehicles were seized. However, the bus driver managed to flee the scene, he said.

A case was filed at Mohammadpur police station in this regard, he added.