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5 killed in truck-private car collision in Habiganj

Update : 02 May 2024, 11:06

Five people, including four members of a family, were killed as a private car collided with a truck in Madhabpur upazila in Habiganj. 

The incident took place on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in the Haritala area of the upazila around 1:30am on Thursday.

Rakibul Islam Khan, officer-in-charge of Madhabpur police station, said a private car carrying five people, including a returnee from abroad, left Dhaka at night. When they reached Haritala around 1:30am, they collided head-on with a Dhaka-bound truck. The private car was crushed. 

The family members met the tragic accident while returning home after receiving someone at Dhaka airport, he said.

The bodies of five people, including a woman, were recovered from the private car. 

The bodies were kept at the Habiganj Sadar Hospital morgue.  The two vehicles involved in the accident have been seized.

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