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Driver, his assistant killed in truck plunge

26 Nov 2018, 11:08

NTV Online

Madaripur: A truck driver and his assistant were killed and two people injured as the vehicle plunged into a roadside ditch at Boilgram village in Rajoir upazila on early Monday.

The deceased was identified as driver Khokon, 35, and helper Mohammad Ali, 25, hailing from Swarupkathi upazila in Pirojpur district, reports the UNB.

Ziaul Morshed, officer-in-charge of Rajoir Police Station, said that the accident took place as the Munshiganj-bound truck from Pirojpur plunged into the ditch after the driver lost control over the steering, leaving the duo dead on the spot and two others injured.

The injured were admitted to Rajoir Upazila Health Complex.

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