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11:02 AM, February 21, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:04 AM, February 21, 2021

Two persons killed in road accidents in Dhaka

Two persons were killed in separate road accidents in Dhaka airport and Shyampur areas early today.

The deceased were identified as Mohammad Kibria, 16, a motor garage mechanic in Uttarkhan area and Kabul, 25, a bus helper.

Kibria and his friend Sumon were returning to their Uttarkhan home when a truck hit their motorcycle around 1:00am near Dhaka airport, Sub-inspector Saiful Islam of Airport Police Station said.  

With critical injuries, pillion rider Kibria was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead around 5:00am, he said.

Sumon, however, survived with minor injuries. Police are yet to identify the truck.

Meanwhile, transport worker Kabul was hit by a waste-carrying covered van when he was crossing the road in Shyampur's New Iron Road area around 11:00pm on Saturday.

He was rushed to DMCH where doctors declared him dead around 12:15am, said Sub-inspector Somoresh Kumar Das of Shyampur Police Station.

Police seized the truck after the incident.

Both the bodies were kept at hospital morgue for autopsies.  

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