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2 killed in road accidents in Kushtia, Tangail

The accidents occurred on Friday morning

Update : 10 May 2019, 04:17 PM

Two people have been killed in separate road accidents in Kushtia and Tangail.

In Kushtia, a woman was crushed under the wheels of a shallow-engine trolley on the Daulatpur-Mirpur highway.

The accident occurred on Friday morning. The deceased is Johura Khatun, 40.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Daulatpur police station, Azizur Rahman Janan, said a shallow-engine trolley lost control in front of Darul Quran Islamia Madrasa, in Chunia area, and toppled over, crushing Johura.

She died on the spot and her body has been sent to Kushtia General Hospital morgue for autopsy. 

The driver fled the scene. 

In Tangail, a septuagenarian died after a human hauler toppled over on the side of the road in Rajnagar of Mirzapur upazila, on Friday morning.

Abdul Barek, 70, the deceased, was one of the hauler's passengers.  

According to AKM Mizanul Haque, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Mirzapur police station, said: "A human hauler, leaving from the Mirzapur old bus-stand, toppled over on the side of the road after reaching Rajnagar Bridge area, injuring four passengers."

Barek died while undergoing treatment in Kumudini Hospital, the OC added. The hauler is in police custody.

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