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Bagerhat road crash leaves couple dead

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A man and his wife were killed in a road accident at Rampal upazila in Bagerhat district on Saturday night.

The deceased were identified as Jahangir Hossain, 55, and his wife Rehena Begum, 45. They hailed from Mongla upazila in the district.

Citing locals, Bagerhat Fire Service and Civil Defense assistant deputy director Golam Saroar said Jahangir and his wife was returning home from Khulna riding on a motorcycle.

At one stage, a truck hit the motorcycle from the opposite direction at Babubari area at around 7:45 pm, leaving Rehena dead on the spot and Jahangir seriously injured.

Later, locals rescued the injured and took him to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, the fire service official added.

The bodies were handed over to Katakhali Highway Police Station, he further said.

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