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4 killed as truck ploughs into shanty

 Chattogram Correspondent

 Published: 10:23 AM, 25 April 2019   Updated: 04:43 PM, 25 April 2019



Four people were killed and two others injured as a truck ploughed into a shanty on the roadside at Gabtoli area in Rangunia Upazila of Chattogram early Thursday. 

The deceased were identified as Mohammad Jafar, 35, Nazim Uddin, 25, Abdul Mannan, 35 and Abdul Monaf, 36. All of them were brick kiln workers and hailed from Hatiya Upazila of Noakhali district. 

Imtiaz Bhuiyan, Officer-In-Charge of Rangunia Police Station, said that the accident took place in the area around 4:00 am as the driver lost control over the steering and crashed into a shanty made for brick kiln workers on the roadside. 

Four workers died on the spot while two others injured in the incident. All of them were asleep at the house when the accident occurred. 

On information, police and fire service rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies and sent those to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital morgue.