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3 children killed in Sunamganj road crash

  • Our Correspondent
  • 23 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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SUNAMGANJ: Three children were killed and eight others injured as a microbus collided with a truck on Sunamganj-Sylhet road in Shantiganj upazila of the district on Sunday night.

The deceased were identified as Khokon Das, 2, son of Putul Das, Niloy Das, 8, son of Samiron Das and Pronab Chandra, 9, son of Lipu Chandra, of Kolkoliya union of Jagannathpur upazila.

Witnesses said the accident occurred when the microbus carrying a bridal party crashed into the stationary truck around 8:00 pm, leaving 11 microbus passengers injured. The injured children were rushed to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital where doctors declared them dead, said Kazi Muktadir Hossain, Officer-in-Charge of Shantiganj police station.