Two killed in road accident in Joypurhat

Road accident
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Two people were killed in a collision between a passenger bus of Hanif Paribahan and a pickup van in Khetlal Upazila of the district on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as the driver of the pickup van Masud Rana, 37 and Monoranjon, 38. Both were the residents in Chapainawabganj district, reports BSS.

Police said the accident occurred in Shalbon area on Joypurhat-Bogura Road due to dense fog. Masud Rana died on the spot while Monoranjon succumbed to his injuries on the way to Shaheed Zia Midecal College Hospital in Bogura.

Officer-in-charge of Kheltal police station Dhirendonath Mondol confirmed the matter.