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3 killed, 7 injured in Cox’s Bazar road crash

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Three people were killed and seven critically injured when a cement-laden truck rammed into some vehicles at Kolatoli in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday night.

The deceased were identified as Mohna Begum, 70, of Kolatoli, and Shahdat Hossain, hailed from Dhaka’s Uttara, and Cox’s Bazar District and Sessions Judge’s Senior Advocate Osman Gani.

Witness Kolatoli Dakkhin Adarsha Gram Samaj committee general secretary Saddam Hossain said the truck rammed into two three-wheelers (locally known as Tomtom) and two CNG-run auto-rickshaws around 10:30 pm, leaving two dead on the spot and eight others critically injured.

Seven of the injured were admitted to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital in critical condition and Osman Gani died at Chattogram Osman Medical College Hospital around 4am.

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