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POST TIME: 7 August, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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News in brief

CU shuttle train service suspended

The shuttle train service of Chittagong University (CU) was suspended on Monday following technical glitch. The university authorities said that the train which reached the city around 7:30am could not return to the campus for technical problem.

1 rickshawpuller kills another

A rickshawpuller was killed as another rickshawpuller beat him severely with iron rod at Majargate area under Bashirshah Police Station in the port city on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Babul, 50.

SI Alauddin of Chattogram Medical College Hospital said the two rickshaw pullers locked into an altercation around 4pm. At one stage of their altercation, the one yet to be named hit Babul with iron rod indiscriminately, leaving him severely injured.

Later, the injured was rushed to the hospital where duty physician declared him dead.

2 killed in separate incidents

Two people were killed in separate incidents in Savar on Sunday.

On Dhaka-Aricha Highway at Bhorary area a man was killed and three others were injured as driver of a private car lost control over the wheels trying to avoid a collision with a motorcycle in the afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Rafik, 30, driver of a private car. The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), said officer-in-charge of Savar Police Station Mohsinul Kadir.

Meanwhile, a young man was electrocuted while he was working in his house at Tetuljhora union.