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Five killed in road accidents across country

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The accidents occurred in Jessore, Jhenaidah, Tangail, Thakurgaon and Satkhira

At least five people were killed and several others injured in road accidents across Bangladesh.

The accidents took place in Jessore, Jhenaidah, Tangail, Thakurgaon, and Satkhira on Saturday and Sunday, our correspondents confirmed.

In Jessore, a bicyclist died on the spot in a collision between a bicycle and a motorcycle on the Dholga-Bosundia bypass road, near Kabilpur area in Baghapara upazila, on Sunday.

The deceased could not immediately identified. The accident also left the motorcyclist, Murad Hossain, 35, injured.

In Jhenaidah, a motorcyclist died after being hit by a truck on the Shailkupa-Katlagari road near Satgachi area on Sunday.

The deceased, Dabir Uddin, 50, died on his way to Faridpur Medical College Hospital.

In Tangail, a man died in a head-on collision between a truck and a van on the Sakhipur-Sagardighi road in Ghatail upazila on Sunday.

The deceased, 45-year-old van driver Badshah Miya, died on the spot.

In Thakurgaon, a man died when a motorcycle collided with a three-wheeler on the Ranisankail-Thakurgaon highway on Saturday. 

The deceased, Sagor, 21, died on the way to Rangpur Medical College Hospital.   

In Satkhira, a man died after being run over by a truck on the Jessore-Satkhira highway on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Abdus Sattar, 45. 

Speaking to Dhaka Tribune, Kalaroa police station OC Moniruzzaman said the truck driver had been detained, and the vehicle had been impounded. 

“Filing of a case in this connection is under process,” he added.