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Three killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash

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Three people were killed and 10 others injured in a collision between a bus and a mini-truck on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar highway in Medhakachchapia area of Khutakhali under Chakaria upazila of the district last night.

The deceased were identified as a bus driver, one mini-truck driver and another passenger of the bus, but details could not be known immediately.

The accident occurred when the Chattogram-bound picnic bus collided head on with the salt-laden mini-truck in the area around 12.15am, leaving three people dead on the spot and 10 others injured seriously, Mohammad Osman Gani, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chakaria Police Station told BSS.

Police and locals rescued the injured and admitted them to Malumghat Memorial Christian Hospital and Chakaria Upazila Health Complex, the OC added.

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