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3 killed in Sylhet motorbike collision

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Published: 16:46, 13 April 2024  
3 killed in Sylhet motorbike collision

Three youths were killed in a head-on collision between two motorcycles at Jakiganj upazila in Sylhet district on Friday midnight.

The accident happened around 12am on Friday on the Jakiganj-Sylhet highway at Shahbag Muhidpur area in the upazila.

The deceased were identified as Adil Hossain, 20, son of Aftar Ali; Jakaria Ahmed, 21, son of Jamir Ali, and Redwan Ahmed Fuad, 18, son of Raju Ahmed. All were residents of Madarkhal village under Khalachhara union of the upazila.

Quoting locals, Jakiganj Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Jabed Masud said two speeding motorbikes collided head-on with each other, leaving the trio critically injured.

Locals rescued the injured and took them to a nearby hospital where the on-duty doctor declared Adil and Jakaria dead upon arrival and referred Fuad to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital. 

Fuad then succumbed to his injuries around 3am on Saturday while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

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