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01:04 PM, May 15, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:17 PM, May 15, 2021

3 killed in Chapainawabganj road crash

Three labours were killed and six others were injured after a truck hit a human hauler in Nachole upazila of Chapainawabganj this morning.

The deceased were identified as Jahidul Islam (23), Rezaul Karim (45) and Abdul Malek (40) of Nandalalpur village of the district's Gomastapur upazila, reports our Chapainawabganj correspondent.

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Selim Reza, officer-in-charge of Nachole Police Station, said several labourers of Nandalalpur village on a human hauler (Bhutbhuti) were going to Niamatpur upazila of Naogaon for harvesting paddy.

The accident occured around 8:30am when a truck hit the human hauler from the opposite direction in Dhansura area of Nachole upazila, leaving nine labourers critically injured.

The injured were rushed to Nachole Health Complex where doctors declared the three dead, said the OC.

Five of the injured were shifted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital for better treatment, added the police official. 

Police seized the truck but its driver and helper managed to flee the scene, said Abdul Wahab, inspector of Nachole Police Station.

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