3 killed, 2 injured  in Gazipur road accident

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Gazipur, June 22: At least three people were killed and two others injured in a road accident at MC Bazar area  on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway  under  Sreepur upazila in the district early on Wednesday.

Among the deceased, two were identified as Mizanur Rahman,35, son of Nurul Haque of Charsita village under Alekjander police station in Lakshmipur district and Manik alias Malek,34, son of late Akkas Ali of Jomirerehat village in the same district. The identity of other deceased could not be known immediately.

Officer in charge of Mawna highway police station Hafizur Rahman said, the accident took place in MC Bazaar area around 6:15 am when the Mymensingh-bound pick-up van carrying fish and vegetables hit a truck from behind, leaving three dead on the spot and two others critically injured.

Locals rescued the injured and sent them to the Mymensingh Medical College Hospital for treatment.

On information, Mawna highway police rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies and the seized pick up van.