Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

2 killed, 8 injured as truck overturns in Khagrachhari

Two people were killed and eight others injured when a wood-laden truck overturned near Toikarma area in Guimara upazila of Khagrachhari district this morning.

The deceased were identified as Mohammad Raju, 35, son of Altaf Hossain and Mohammad Elias, 37, son of Abdul Quader, residents of Gacchabil village in Manikchhari upazila.

The accident occurred when the driver of a Dhaka-bound wood-laden truck from Mahalchari lost control over the steering and overturned near the Toikarma area this morning,  leaving ten persons injured,  said Md. Shahnur Alam, officer-in-charge  (OC) of Manikachari police station.

The injured were taken to Guimara upazila health complex, where two of them succumbed to their injuries, the OC added.