Army major dies in Gazaria road crash

An army major was killed and a lieutenant of Bangladesh Navy and another were injured as their car hit a roadside tree in Gazaria upazila of Munshiganj today.

The incident occurred at Baluakandi on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway as Major Fazlul Quayum who was driving the car lost his control over the steering, our Munshiganj correspondent reports.

The body of Maj Fazlul Quayum, 33, was sent to Dhaka Cantonment while the injured Lt Mafiur Rahman, 27, and peon Giasuddin, 25, were released after primary treatment from a local hospital.

Ferdous Hossain, officer-in-charge of Gazaria Police Station, said the accident occurred while Maj Fazlul Quayum and Lt Mafiur Rahman were going to Dhaka Cantonment from Comilla to attend an intelligence training programme.

An army car rushed Maj Fazlul Quayum to Sonargaon Health Complex in Narayanganj immediately after the accident where doctors declared him dead.

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