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2 killed in Habiganj road accident

  • Published at 12:57 pm August 7th, 2019
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Aftermath of an accident as a motorcycle collided with an auto-rickshaw in Habiganj on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

Seven others were also critically injured in the incident

Two people, including a college student, have been killed and seven others injured when a motorcycle collided with an auto-rickshaw in Habiganj.

The accident took place in Habiganj-Baniachong regional highway, near Atukura in Baniachong upazila, around 9pm on Tuesday.

The deceased are- Mukhles Miah, 35, and Shakil Miah, 18, a student of Brindaban Government College in Habiganj.

Masuk Ali, officer-in-charge of Habiganj sadar police station, told Dhaka Tribune that the accident took place when a motorbike hit an auto-rickshaw, leaving nine people critically injured.

They were  taken to Habiganj Sadar Hospital, where Mukhles Miah succumbed to his injuries. 

Later, four of the injured were transferred to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital, where Shakil died while under treatment.