04 Oct 2022, 12:13

Two killed in Rangpur road accident 

RANGPUR, Oct 4, 2022 (BSS) - Two passengers of an battery-run auto-rickshaw 
were killed and three others injured in a road accident at Khiyar Jummapara 
point on the Rangpur-Dinajpur highway in Taraganj upazila of the district 
last night.
The deceased were identified as Ratan Sarker, 30, and Pabitra Kumar, 22, of 
village Daspara in Taraganj upazila of Rangpur.

"The mishap occurred when a passenger bus hit the three-wheeler from behind 
there injuring its five passengers at 9:30 pm," Assistant Superintendent of 
Police (ASP) of Rangpur Highway Circle Zahidur Rahman Chowdhury told BSS 
Being informed, the fire service and civil defense personnel and police 
immediately rushed to the spot, rescued the injured persons and sent them to 
Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RpMCH).
"Two of the critically injured auto-rickshaw passengers died at RpMCH," 
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Taraganj Highway police station Sheikh Mohammad 
Mahbub Morshed said. 

Injured Litan Chandra, 25, Bhola Chandra and driver of the three-wheeler 
Saheb Ali, 16, of the same village are undergoing treatment at RpMCH.
A case has been lodged with Taraganj police station in this connection.


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