2 killed in Gazaria crash

An accident on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway has left two people, including a woman, dead in Munshiganj. Police say a bus rammed an autorickshaw from behind on the Meghna-Gomati bridge at Gazaria on Friday morning, killing the two on the spot.

The dead are autorickshaw driver Siraj Mia, 45, and passenger Saleha Begum, 40.

Another autorickshaw passenger has been admitted to the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

Bhaber Char highway police outpost Sub-Inspector Ashraf Uddin said they had seized the bus but the driver had fled.

Police promptly removed the damaged autorickshaw from the road, keeping traffic flow uninterrupted.


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