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Three killed in Sylhet road crash

Three people were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between a pick-up van and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Sylhet-Jakiganj road in Golapganj upazila of Sylhet on Saturday.

The deceased were identified as Lutfur Rahman, 72, and his wife Joly Begum, 60, both residents of Golapganj upazila, and Yunus Mia, 28, of Jakiganj upazila.

Lutfur Rahman, additional superintendent of Sylhet Police, said the accident occurred around 9am when the pick-up van crashed into the CNG-run auto near Ranaping Mina Centre at high speed.

“The accident left one of the occupants of the auto dead on the spot and five others injured. Two of them succumbed to their injuries on the way to hospital,” he said.