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Jhalakathi road accident: 14 bodies handed over 

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Published: 20:59, 17 April 2024  
Jhalakathi road accident: 14 bodies handed over 

At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a speedy truck hit several vehicles in Gabkhan Bridge area of Jhalakathi's Sadar upazila.  

The deceased were identified, and their bodies were handed over to their families on Thursday evening, officer-in-charge of Jhalakathi Sadar Police Station Shahidul Islam told journalists.

The accident took place around 2pm when the truck ploughed through several vehicles including a three-wheeler and a private car. 

The injured persons were rushed to the Jhalakathti Sadar Hospital and Barishal Sher-e Bangla Medical College Hospital.
Police detained the truck driver.

A four-member probe body has been formed over the accident.