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2 killed as five vehicles catch fire after tank lorry overturns in Savar

Update : 02 Apr 2024, 11:11

At least two persons were burnt to death and seven others injured when a tank lorry carrying oil overturned and caught fire on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar on Tuesday morning.

The fire soon spread and burnt at least four more vehicles -- a private car, one cement-laden truck, one watermelon carrying truck and a lorry-- to ashes, said Md Alauddin, deputy assistant director of Fire Service Zone-4.

The injured were admitted to Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute in Dhaka. Five of them were identified as Abdus Salam, 35, Milon Molla, 20, Al-Amin, 30, Niranjan, 45, and Mim, 10.

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