Dhaka: 12:51 PM, Sat, 25 May, 2019

13 workers killed as truck overturns in Cumilla

Mukul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-01-25 10:01:29 AM     ||     Updated: 2019-01-26 1:50:09 PM

Cumilla Correspondent: At least 13 workers were killed as a coal-laden truck overturned early Friday.

The accident took place around 5.30am on Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Narayanpur in Chouddagram upazila.

Mahfuz Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Chouddagram Police Station, confirmed the matter.

He said the truck overturned on the labourers when they were uploading bricks from a kiln, leaving 12 dead on the spot.

Another died at Chouddagram Upazila Health Complex.

risingbd/ Cumilla/Jan 25, 2019/Jahangir/Mukul