2 women killed in road crash

Published : 06 Oct 2018, 10:57

Jagoroniya Desk

At least two women were killed as a speeding truck hit a battery-run auto rickshaw in Mulibari Check post in Sirajganj on Friday afternoon.

The deceased ares Monwara Khatun, 50, wife of Afsar Ali and Chaina Khatun, 35, wife of Azizul Haque, of Konagati village in sadar upazila.

Syed Shahid Alam, officer-in-charge of Bangabandhu Bridge west police station, said a Dhaka bound truck hit the auto-rickshaw at the place around 4:30 pm, leaving the duo dead on the spot.

Police recovered the bodies and sent those to Sirajganj Sadar Hospital for an autopsy.

Police detained the truck from the spot while the driver and helper managed to flee the scene, added the OC.

A case was filed in this connection with the police station, said the OC.

Source: unb

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