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Sunday, February 25, 2024

8 killed in Faridpur road crashes

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At least eight people were killed and 10 others injured in separate road accidents in Madhukhali and Bhanga upazilas of Faridpur district on Sunday.

In Madhukhali upazila, six people, including a child, were killed when a truck hit a Dhaka-bound microbus on the Dhaka-Khulna highway at Majhkandi at 9am, leaving two dead on the spot and 14 others injured, said Mohamamd Russell, assistant sub-inspector of Kanaipur Highway police camp.

The wounded were taken to a local hospital where the on-duty doctors declared four of them dead.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Police seized the truck but the trucker managed to flee the scene.

Besides, two students were killed when a private car smashed their motorbike on Biswaroad under Bhanga upazila early Sunday.

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