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4 killed in Sirajganj, Naogaon road crashes

4 killed in Sirajganj, Naogaon road crashes

Four people were killed in separate road accidents in Sirajganj and Naogaon districts on  Friday morning.

In Naogaon, two people were killed when a truck hit a van at Godown Para in Sapahar upazila headquarters.


The deceased were identified as Abdus Salam, 24, son of Majed Ali of Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj district and Hiron Bepari, 30, son of Siddique Bepari of Bhola district.


Shamsul Alam Shah, officer-in-charge of Sapahar Police Station, said the accident took place around 7 am when the Chapainawabganj-bound paddy-laden truck hit a mango-laden van, leaving two mango traders dead on the spot.

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to hospital morgue for autopsy.


In Sirajganj, two people were killed and 23 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Bogra highway in Bhuiyanganti Bazar area in  Raiganj upazila on Friday morning.


The deceased were identified as Jahir Uddin, 35, son of Nazim Uddin, and Abu Bakar Siddiq, 34, son of Abbas Ali, resident of Saidpur village in Thakurgaon district.


Abdul Kader Zilani, officer-in-charge of Hatikumrul Highway Police Station, said that the Dhaka-bound ‘Mirpur Paribahan’ bus from Thakurgaon fell into the ditch around 10:30am after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving 25 people injured.


Later, the injured were rushed to Raiganj Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared the duo dead.