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Road accident kills three in Bogra

BOGRA, June 19, 2017 (BSS) - At least three persons were killed and three others injured in a road accident in Fotki Bridge area on Dhaka-Bogra Highway under Shahjahanpur upazila of the district this morning.

Two of the deceased were identified as Mokles, 35, son of Sajamen Ali, of Potnitola Holakhand village and Karim, 45, son of Mahatab Ali of Salpager village in Naogaon district. The identity of another person is yet to be ascertained.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Shahjahanpur police station Zia Latiful Islam said the accident took place as a cement-laden truck collided head-on with a rice-laden truck in the area, leaving the three people dead on the spot and three others injured.

The injured persons were admitted to Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital, the OC added.