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Three killed in Habiganj road crash

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Published: 11:39, 27 May 2023   Update: 12:02, 27 May 2023
Three killed in Habiganj road crash

A stone-laden truck rammed into a pick-up van carrying devotees who were heading towards the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Bahubal upazila in Habiganj early Saturday (May 27), leaving three women dead and at least 12 others injured.

The deceased were identified as Manjila Begum, 45, Tanzila Begum, 35, and Shahinur Begum, 45. All are the residents of village Gobindapur from Hossainpur upazila in Kishoreganj.

Rakibul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bahubal Model Police Station, said that the pick-up van with 15 devotees on board was heading towards the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal from village Gobindapur.

When the pick-up van reached near Mouchak Mohona Community Centre, a stone-laden truck crashed into the vehicle around 1:30am, leaving three women dead on the spot and 12 others injured.

The injured were taken to Habiganj Sadar Hospital and Bahubal upazila health complex.

The two vehicles were seized from the spot, the OC said.

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