Two killed in Jashore road accident

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Two persons were killed and one was injured when a truck and a battery-run auto-rickshaw had a head on collision in Abhaynagar of Jashore district on Saturday morning.

The victims were identified as- Monirul Islam, 44 of son of Dabir Sheikh of Savarpara village and Mizanur Rahman Bishwas, 45, son of Malek Bishwas of Khanjahanpur village of Fultola upazilla.

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Another person identified as Inamul Islam, 19 was injured.

According to locals and police sources, the accident occurred on Jashore-Khulna highway as the easy-bike collided head on with a Khulna bound truck near Nowapara, Pirbari area, leaving three of its passengers severely injured.

On information, a fire service unit rushed the spot, rescued the injured persons and admitted them to Abhaynagar upazilla health complex.

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Nowapara Highway Thana OC Md Sahabuddin Chowdhury told BSS that the vehicles were seized even though the helper and the driver of the truck managed to flee the spot.

A case has been filled in this regard, said the official.

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