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4 killed in Noakhali road accident

Update : 04 May 2024, 19:06

Four passengers of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw were killed in a head-on collision between the auto-rickshaw and a truck in Chandraganj Purba Bazar area under Begumganj upazila of the district today.

The deceased were identified as Md. Rahmat Uliah Bhuiyan, 65, of Latifpur village under Candraganj Police station of Lakshipur district, army personnel Fazlul Karim, 50, and Md. Alauddin, 45, resident of the same area. The identity of the other person could not be known.

The accident occurred when the CNG-run auto-rickshaw was going to Begumganj upazila from Lakshmipur with some passengers. On the way, it collided head-on with a truck coming from the opposite direction around 5:30am this morning.

As a result, the two vehicles fell into a roadside canal, leaving four passengers including the driver of the auto-rickshaw dead on the spot, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chandraganj Highway Police Ruhul Amin said.

Police recovered the bodies from the spot, OC said.

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