ATN News official among 2 killed in road crash

Map of Meherpur
Map of Meherpur

Two people including an official of ATN News were killed as a truck hit them at Bamundi Nishipur in Gangni upazila of Meherpur on Sunday, reports news agency UNB.

The deceased were identified as Mokbul Hossain, assistant manager of marketing department of ATN News channel, and his friend Aktheruzzaman, 28, of the upazila.

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Witnesses said a speedy truck hit Mokbul’s motorbike around 11:00am while he was going to Bamundi.

Mokbul and Aktheruzzamn were declared dead at a local hospital while another sustained injuries.

Gangni thana officer-in-charge Obaider Rahman said the truck driver managed to flee the scene but the vehicle was seized.