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2 killed in Lalmonirhat road crash

03 Sep 2018, 21:02

UNB

Lalmonirhat: Two people were killed and seven others injured when a truck rammed a human-hauler on Lalmonirhat-Burimari highway in Aditmari upazila on Monday morning.

The deceased were identified as Alamgir Hossain, 19, a garment worker hailing from Duhuli village in Kaliganj upazila, and Abdul Khaleque, human-hauler driver and son of Rahmat Ali of the upazila.

Quoting witnesses, police said the Burimari land port-bound truck hit the human-hauler coming from the opposite direction near Palli Bidyut substation, leaving two people killed on the spot and seven others injured, said Masud Rana, officer-in-charge of Aditmari Police Station.

The injured were taken to Sadar hospital.

Police seized the truck and arrested its driver.

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