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2 schoolboys killed in Sirajganj road crash

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Two school boys were killed as a engine-run trolley overturned at Sadar upazila in Sirajganj district on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Mehedi Hasan, son of Rafiqul Islam, and Naeem Hossain, son of Shamim, residents of Deuji village in Bahuli union under the upazila.

Mehedi was a eighth grader of Alampur High School and Naeem was a class IX student of the same school. They used to break bricks as labourer.

Rezaul Karim Talukdar, member of ward No. 5 in the union, said a trolley carrying 12 labourers overturned in Bhojondasgati Dumur Golam intersection area in the morning, leaving the duo critically injured.

Mehedi succumbed to his injuries at Sirajganj 250 bed Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Muzib General Hospital in the afternoon while Naeem died on the way to Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital.

Sadar Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Bahauddin Faruki said an unnatural death case was filed in this connection.

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