3 killed in Tangail road crash

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Tangail, November 09: Three people have been killed in an incident where an unknown vehicle knocked over a CNG-run autorickshaw in Hatia area, under Kalihati upazila of Tangail district.Of the deceased, one was identified as Sobur Mia, 35, son of late Akhter Ali of Polisha village.

The accident occurred at Hatia area at around 6:00am when an unidentified vehicle hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw from behind, leaving the auto-rickshaw driver, Sabur Miah, 35, dead on the spot and its two passengers injured.

Bangabandhu Bridge (East) police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mosharaf Hossain said, “The auto rickshaw driver died on the spot in the accident that occurred on Friday morning.

“Two of the injured were taken to Tangail General Hospital where the doctors declared them dead— around 9am.”

The injured were rushed to Tangail General Hospital where they succumbed to their injuries, the OC said, adding that their identities could not be known immediately.

The bodies were kept at the morgue of the hospital, he added.