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Mother-son among 5 killed in Chandpur road crash

 Chandpur Correspondent

 Published: 10:44 AM, 28 April 2019   Updated: 02:29 PM, 28 April 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Five people, including a woman and her son, were killed and two others injured as a bus hit and rammed an autorickshaw at Kakortola area in Shahrasti Upazila of Chandpur on Sunday morning.  

The deceased were identified as Jannatul Ferdous, 28, her son Ruman, 8, Ranjit Chandra, 52, Fakhrul Islam, 75, and Abul Kalam, 62. All of them were autorickshaw passenger.

Shahrasti Model Police Station OC Shah Alam told Daily Bangladesh that the bus of Bogdad paribahan rammed into the autorickshaw on Chandpur-Cumilla regional road at around 10:00 am, leaving five people dead on the spot. 

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent to Shahrasti Upazila Health Complex. After the autopsy, the bodies will be handed over to the family, the OC added. 

The injured were admitted to the same hospital. 

Police seized the bus however, the driver and his associate managed to flee the scene.