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3 killed in Pabna road accident

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 16 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Three people were killed as a battery-run rickshaw van and a motorcycle collided head-on with a truck in Pabna’s Ishwardi upazila on Friday.

The deceased were identified as rickshaw van driver Munsur Ali Khan, 35, a resident of Basherbada village, passenger Saiful Shah, 55, of Aotapara village and motorcycle rider Asif Hossain, 30, of Chhatiani Madhyapara in the district.

The crash took place around 7:00am on the Rooppur-Pabna road in Aotapara Paschimpara area, said Ishwardi Police Station chief Md Asaduzzaman.

The van driver and the passenger died on the spot while the biker was declared dead at Ishwardi Upazila Health Complex.

Asaduzzaman said the accident halted traffic on the road but the situation returned to normal an hour later after police stepped in.