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POST TIME: 17 February, 2019 00:00 00 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 17 February, 2019 01:21:09 AM
Five killed in road crashes across country
UNB, Dhaka

Five killed in road crashes across country

At least five people were killed in separate road accidents in Gazipur, Sylhet and Chattogram districts yesterday. In Gazipur, a police constable was killed after being hit by a covered van on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Maona in Sripur upazila in the afternoon, said Deloar Hossain, OC of Maona PS. In Sylhet, three teenage girls were killed in a head-on collision with a bus and an auto-rickshaw at Bodikona area in Dakkhin Surma upazila on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway around 3pm.

The deceased were identified college students Lia Begum, 20, daughter of Syed Mojammel Hossain, Ayesha Siddiqua, 18, daughter of Maulana Abdul Quayum, and Syeda Taslim Akhter, 19, wife of Zubair Ahmed of Dhakshin Surma area, said police sources.

In Chattogram, a motorcyclist was killed after his vehicle was hit by a bus on Chattogram-Cox's Bazar highway at Jonarkhil village in Satkania Upazila in the afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Didarul Isalm, 28.