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Road crash kills woman, her daughter

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 18 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Road crash kills woman, her daughter

CHATTOGRAM: A woman and her minor daughter were killed and two others injured in a road accident in the city’s Ananda Bazar area on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Mahmuda Akter, 27, wife daughter of former Chhatra League leader Nurunnabi Parvej of Companiganj upazila in Noakhali district, and their daughter Jannatul Mawa, 5, while the injured were Nurunnabi and unidentified auto-rickshaw driver.

 Sources said that the accident occurred when a sand-laden truck hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw carrying the family of Nurunnabi in the city’s Ananda Bazar Link Road around 3:00pm.

They were going to visit the Patenga Sea Beach.

The accident left Mahmuda and her daughter Mawa dead on the spot and Nurunnabi and the auto-rickshaw driver injured, said Sub Inspector Masudur Rahman of Bandar police station.

The injured were rushed to Chattogram Medical College Hospital for treatment, he said.

Police seized the truck while the driver managed to flee the scene, he added.