2 day labourers killed, 17 injured in truck plunges into ditch

16 May 2017, 21:03 | updated: 16 May 2017, 21:34

Online Desk

Gopalganj: Two day labourers were killed and 17 others injured in a road accident in Kamlapur Bridge area of Muksudpur upazila on Tuesday evening.

Muksudpur Police Station Officer-in-charge Azizul Islam said Hasan, 23, and Ebadul, 30, were killed and 17 others injured when a paddy-loaded truck plunged into the roadside ditch as its driver lost control over the wheel.

The victims, hailed from Assasuni upazila of Satkhira district, boarded on the truck.

They were returning to their home district Satkhira from Ujani area of Muksudpur upazila after harvesting paddy as a labourer, the OC added.

On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies. Of the injured, four were admitted to Faridpur Medical College and Hospital while the rest at Muksudpur Upazila Health Complex.