Four people were killed and two others sustained injuries as a pickup van ran over them in Matidhali, Bogura on Saturday morning, reports UNB.

All of the deceased were day labourers while three were identified as Rashidul Islam, 50, of Khamarkandi village, Abu Zafar, 45, of Telahira village in sadar upazila, and Azgar Ali, 45, from Gaibandha.


Humayun Kabir, officer-in-charge of Bogura sadar police station, said that the accident took place around 6:30am when the speedy vehicle ran over a group of day labourer while they were sitting beside the road near sadar upazila parishad in search of work, leaving three dead on the spot and three others injured.

Among the injured, one died at Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital.