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Five killed in Mymensingh, Narsingdi road crashes

20 Jun 2018, 09:59 | updated: 20 Jun 2018, 11:47

NTV Online

At least five people were killed while eight others injured in separate road crashes in Mymensingh and Narsingdi districts on Wednesday.

In Mymensingh, three people were killed and three others injured when a microbus rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Satrashia in Muktagaccha upazila on Wednesday, reports the UNB.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Ali Ahmed Mollah, officer-in-charge of Muktagacha Police Station, said a microbus hit a Muktagaccha-bound auto-rickshaw around 7:30am, leaving its three passengers dead on the spot and three injured.

The injured were taken to a local hospital.

In Narsingdi, two teenage boys were killed and five others injured when a trolley plunged into a roadside ditch at Khakchar in Raipura upazila in the morning.

The deceased were identified as Rabiul, 15, and Mamun, 15, of Tokipura village. Both were students of class X of a local madrassa.

Delwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Raipura Police Station, said 15 boys riding on a trolley were heading towards Raipura Degree College ground for playing football.

When the trolley reached Khakchar, it plunged into a roadside ditch around 7:30am, leaving them killed on the spot and five others injured.

The injured were taken to local hospital where the doctors advised them to be shifted two to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

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