Sunamganj Correspondent : At least a worker was killed while seven others injured and 10 went missing as a lorry carrying them rammed into the roadside haor in Hasonraza Toran area in the district town on Thursday night.
The deceased was identified as Banu Das, 30, son of Lalon Chand Das of Ichhagari area in the municipality.
Police sources said two lorries carrying electric poles and workers were in a mad rush to overtake each other.
At one stage, both the drivers lost control over their steering and one fell into a haor while another veered off the road around 7:30 pm, leaving one dead on the spot and at least 10 missing in the water body.
Being informed, firefighters rushed in and were conducting fanatic search till filling of this report around 11:45 pm, said Md Shahidulla, officer-in-charge of Sunamganj Sadar Police Station.