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Four killed in Rangpur, Ctg crashes

Four killed in Rangpur, Ctg crashes

News Desk At four people were killed 15 others injured in separate road accidents in Rangpur and Chattogram districts on Friday. In Rangpur, two pedestrians, including a woman, were killed and 10 passengers of two buses injured in a road accident at Central Bus Terminal point on the Rangpur-Dhaka highway in the city, police said. "The accident occurred when a Rangpur-bound passenger bus from Gaibandha hit two pedestrians after its driver lost control over the steering and subsequently hit another passenger bus there at 12:30 this noon," said Additional Superintend of Police (Circle A) Saifur Rahman Saif. The two pedestrians were killed on the spot and 10 passengers of the ill-fated buses injured in the accident when one of the buses was damaged badly damaged while another partially. "The deceased pedestrians were identified as Hasina begum, 55, wife of Golam Mostafa of village Afzalpur under Mithapukur upazila and Dulal Chandra, 45, son of Jugesh Chandra of Barobari Hindu Para in the city of Rangpur district," the ASP said. Police and Fire Service and Civil Defense personnel rushed to the spot, salvaged both buses, rescued injured persons and sent them to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH). Police seized both the ill-fated buses though the drivers and helpers managed to escape from the scene. Additional Superintend of Police (Administration and Crime) Abu Maruf Hossain with other police officials visited the spot. In Chattogram, two persons were killed and five others injured as a microbus collided head-on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Buripukur area on Chittagong-Khagrachhari Road under Hathazari upazila of the district in the early hours of today. The deceased CNG-run auto-rickshaw passengers were identified as Nurul Huda, 45, and his brother-in-law Abu Toib, 15. Belal Uddin Jahangir, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Hathazari thana said, the accident occurred when a Chattogram-bound microbus collided head-on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Buri Pukur area of Hathazari around 12.45 am, leaving the duo dead on the spot and injured five seriously. The bodies of the deceased were sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy. (Inputs taken from BSS)

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