4 brothers killed in Cox’s Bazar road accident

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Cox’s Bazar, Feb 08:  Four brothers were killed and another was injured when a pickup van ran them over on Cox’s Bazar-Chattogram highway at Malumghat area in Chakaria upazila of Cox’s Bazar early Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Anupom Chandra Sheel, 47, Nirupom Chandra Sheel, 45, Deepok Chandra Sheel and Champak Chandra Sheel, 35.

Identity of the injured could not be known immediately.

Quoting locals, Safayet Hossain, In-charge of Malumghat Police Outpost, said a Cox’s Bazar-bound pick-up van ran them over when they were crossing the road around 5am. Local people recovered them from the spot and rushed them to Malumghat Cristian Hospital where the doctors declared them dead. Bodies of them were handed over to their families.