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2 dead, 3 injured as pickup van hits auto-rickshaw in Pabna

21 March 2023
2 dead, 3 injured as pickup van hits auto-rickshaw in Pabna

UNB, Pabna :

Two people were dead and three were injured when a pickup van rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Pabna's Santhia upazila this morning.

The deceased were identified as Motahar Hossain, 30, son of Abdur Razzak of Vitepara village under Nagdemra union of the upazila and Faruk Hossain, 32, son of Abdul Barik of the same area.

The injured were admitted to Pabna General Hospital. Identities of the injured could not be known immediately.

Nabir Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Madhupur Highway Police Station, said a speeding pickup van hit the CNG-run auto-rickshaw in front of Samasnari Madrasa on the Dhaka-Pabna highway around 8:30 am, leaving Motahar and Faruk dead on the spot.

Police recovered the bodies and sent them to the hospital morgue for autopsies, added the OC.

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