A 10-year-old boy has been killed as a truck ploughed through a roadside house in Sadar upazila of Kurigram.
The deceased was identified as Musa Mia, of the upazila.
The Kutigram-bound timber-laden truck ploughed into the roadside house in front of Jatrapur Union Parishad around 10 pm on Sunday while the child and his mother were asleep, said Khan Mohammad Shahriar, officer-in-charge (OC) of Sadar police station.
The injured mother and son were rushed to Kurigram General Hospital where doctors declared the child dead on arrival, he said.
“Legal steps will be taken in this regard,” said the OC.