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Three killed in Ctg road accident

Staff Correspondent

29 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: At least three people were killed and four others injured in a road accident at Lohagara upazila in the district on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Shah Alam, 41, Md Ayas, 40, and Md Jahangir, 30, of Ukhiya upazila in Cox's Bazar.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Dohazari Highway Police Station Md Abdur Rab said the accident took place when a Cox's Bazar-bound microbus hit a truck from behind after losing control on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway in Padua area under the upazila around 3:00 am.  

The accident left Shah Alam dead on the spot and six others injured. The injured were sent to a local hospital where Ayas and Jahangir succumbed to their injuries, he said. The rest of the injured were undergoing treatment in hospitals in Chakaria and Cox's Bazar, the OC added.