Two killed in Munshiganj road accident

Two people were killed and four others injured after a head-on collision between a bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj district on Saturday morning.

The deceased were identified as Sheikh Abdur Rahman, 58, and Shahin Hossain, 26, both from Dhaka’s Dohar upazila.

Locals said a Dhaka-bound bus coming from Nababganj collided with a Nababganj-bound three-wheeler on the Dhaka-Nababganj road in Kharsur Taltola area around 10 am, leaving six passengers of autorickshaw critically injured.

Later, they were rescued and taken to Nababganj Upazila Health Complex where on-duty doctors declared the duo dead.

The injured are undergoing treatment in the health complex.

Muzahidul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sirajdikhan Police Station, said that the bus and the auto-rickshaw have been seized by the police.

Legal actions will be taken in this regard, he added.


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