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3 of same family incl couple killed in Tangail road crash

 Tangail Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:57 AM, 6 December 2019   Updated: 11:22 AM, 6 December 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Three people of the same family, including a couple, were killed on Friday morning as a microbus collided with a covered van at Bangabandhu Bridge (East) Police Station’s Golchattar area in Taingail. The accident happened 20 yards east of the bridge’s toll plaza. Five more were injured in the incident. 

The deceased were — Abdul Karim Sarkar, son of Kamal Uddin of Sahed Nagar Bepari Para in Sirajganj Sadar, Matoara Sarkar, wife of Abdul Karim Sarkar, Kaniz Fatema, wife of Md Selim.

The injured were — Md Selim, son of Rustom Ali Sarkar of Sahed Nagar Bepari Para in Sirajganj Sadar, his daughter Sami, Imdadul Haque, Runa, daughter of Rustam Ali Sarkar, Meghla, daughter of  Golam Mostafa. 

“The accident took place around 7:30 am when the microbus hit a covered van from behind, leaving three passengers of the microbus dead on the spot and two others injured. The injured were rushed to Sirajganj Sadar Hospital,” said Kazi Ayubur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bangabandhu Bridge (East) Police Station.

The damaged microbus, the covered van and three bodies were in police custody. After the legal process, the bodies will be handed over to the family. The microbus driver is absconding, he added.

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