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BD Post Country Desk
At least five people were killed in road accidents in Cox’s Bazar, Narayanganj and Faridpur on Wednesday.
In Cox’s Bazar, two people were killed as a bus collided with a microbus on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar Highway in Chakaria upazila of the district.
The deceased were identified as Liton, driver of the microbus, and Saiful, assistant of the driver; both hailed from Jashore district.
A Feni-bound bus of Star Line Paribahan collided face-to-face with the microbus on the highway in Khutakhali area, leaving the microbus driver dead on the spot and the assistant injured. The injured was taken to Malumghat Hospital where the on duty doctors declared him dead.
In Narayanganj, two people were killed as a truck collided head on with a pickup van in Rupganj upazila of the district in the morning.
The deceased were identified as Mizan Halder, 45, an inhabitant in Dumki upazila of Patuakhali district, and the driver of the pickup van Abid Hassan, 23, a resident in Naria upazila of Shariatpur district. Mizan Halder was the owner of the pickup van.
The accident took place in Aduria area at about 6:00 am on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway. Mizan Halder and Abid Hassan died on the spot.
In Faridpur, a man was killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway near Faridpur Jute Fibers area in Kanaipur union under Faridpur Sadar upazila in the afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Asik Jolla, 23, son of Tota Jolla of Laxmipur village under Kanaipur union.
The accident took place when a running truck ran over Ashik in the area as its driver lost control over the steering at about 3:00 pm, leaving him dead on the spot.