3 killed as truck runs over autorickshaw in B’baria

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Brahmanbaria, Dec 17: Three passengers of a CNG-run autorickshaw were killed and two others critically injured after a truck ran over the vehicle on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Brahmanbaria’s Sarail upazila this morning.

The deceased were identified as Jahangir Mia (35), Mahfuz Mia (32) and Amjad (30) of the upazila. The two injured passengers have been admitted to Brahmanbaria General hospital, said Shahjalal Alam, officer-in-charge of Brahmanbaria Khantihata Highway Police, reports our local correspondent.

“The accident happened at the Baishamura area of the upazila around 5:30 am, said the OC.

“All the deceased and the injured are workers of a local brickfield,” he added.