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3 killed in Chandpur road crash

Update : 22 Feb 2023, 14:51

Three people were killed and another was injured as a passenger bus collided head on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Ghosherhat area under Chandpur Sadar upazila of the district on Wednesday morning.

The deceased were identified as Habib Bepari, 24, son of Harun Bepari, Mahbub Pradhania, 50, son of Bashir Pradhania and Nesar Haolader, 40, son of Yusuf Haolader.

Police sources said that a Cumilla-bound passenger bus collided head on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite side in the area around 7:30 am, leaving the trio dead on the spot and another injured critically. They were passengers of the auto-rickshaw.

The injured was rushed to Chandpur Government Hospital.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Chandpur Sadar Model Police Station, Muhammad Abdur Rashid, said, "The bodies were sent hospital morgue for autopsy. The drivers of the bus and auto-rickshaw fled the scene after the accident."

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