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Thursday, August 18, 2022

3 college students killed in Chandpur road crash

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Three college students have been killed when a bus rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Kachua upazila in Chandpur district.

The accident took place on Haziganj-Kachua-Gouripur regional road at Karia area on Thursday morning that also left the auto-rickshaw driver and another passenger injured.

The deceased were identified as Urmi Mazumder, 24, and Rifat, 23, masters students of Cumilla Victoria College, and Saddam, 22, a honours student of Chandpur Government College.

Locals said a Dhaka-bound bus of ‘BRTC Paribahan’ hit the auto-rickshaw from in front, leaving two passengers of the auto-rickshaw– Saddam and Rifat– dead on the spot and three others critically injured.

The injured were taken to Kachua Upazila Health Complex where Urmi was declared dead on arrival.

Kachua Police Station officer in-charge Md Mohiuddin confirmed the matter.

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