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2 killed in bus-auto rickshaw collision in Kishoreganj

2 killed in bus-auto rickshaw collision in Kishoreganj

Two people were killed and four others injured in a collision between a CNG-run auto rickshaw and a bus in Kuliarchar upazila of the district Sunday.

The deceased were identified as auto rickshaw driver Rifat, 26, son of late Jamal Uddin of Kishoreganj municipality, and Johora Begum, 65, wife of late Raichh Uddin.

Mohammad Golam Mostafa, officer-in-charge of Kuliarchar police station, said the accident occurred in the morning when the speeding bus crashed into the auto rickshaw on Kishoreganj-Bhairab regional highway in Maddhyarchar area of the upazila.

The accident left the duo dead on the spot and four others critically injured, he said.

The injured are now undergoing treatment at Jahurul Islam Medical College Hospital in Bajitpur upazila, he added.