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4 killed as truck rams auto-rickshaw in Chattogram

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Four auto-rickshaw passengers were killed as a sand-laden truck smashed the vehicle in Raozan upazila of Chattogram at early hours of Wednesday.

The accident took place on the Chattogram-Kaptai road at about 2:30am.

Eyewitnesses said the four died on the scene. The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Kamrul Islam, 27, son of Abul Kalam, passengers Sirajul Islam, 33, Mohammad Morshed, 38, and Muhammad Idris, 55.

After the accident, the ruck turned turtle on the road and the auto-rickshaw got twisted.

The road was blocked for two hours following the accident.

Raozan Police Station OC Abdullah Al Harun said the bodies were sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital morgue.

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