Update August 19, 2018

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Motorcyclist killed in Sylhet road crash

Mirajul Moin Joy

A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident in Lalabazar area of Dakshin Surma upazila in Sylhet district on Sunday afternoon.

Deceased Alaluzzaman Alal, 50, was a resident of Dharadharpur village in the upazila, said Dakshin Surma Police Station officer in-charge Khairul Fazal.

The OC said a cow-laden truck hit the motorcycle of Alal in the area around 2:00pm, leaving him dead on the spot.

Soon after the incident, agitated people staged demonstration blocking Dhaka-Sylhet highway demanding arrest of the truck driver and construction of a speed breaker on the road beside the bazaar.

Some time later the agitated people left the highway for vehicular movement after law enforcers assured them of meeting their demands, the OC added.

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