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7 killed as auto-rickshaw crashes into bus

 Cumilla Correspondent

 Published: 01:09 PM, 18 August 2019   Updated: 03:47 PM, 18 August 2019

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Seven people, including two women and two children, were killed and three others injured in a collision between a bus and an auto-rickshaw on Cumilla-Noakhali regional highway at Jamtola area under Bagmara UP of Lalmai Upazila in Cumilla on Sunday. 

The identities of the deceased could not be ascertained yet. However, all of them were auto-rickshaw passengers. 

Md Badrul Alam Talukdar, officer-in-charge of Lalmai Police Station, said that the accident took place around 12 pm when the CNG-run auto-rickshaw crashed into the bus, leaving five people including two women dead on the spot. 

Two children died on the way to the hospital. 

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Comilla Medical College Hospital morgue. The injured were admitted to the same hospital.