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12:00 AM, July 02, 2010 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 02, 2010

Road crashes kill 4

Four people, including two bank officials, were killed and 10 students injured in separate road accidents in Bagerhat and Brahmanbaria on Wednesday night and yesterday.
A correspondent from Bagerhat reports: At least three people, including two bank officials, were killed in a road accident on Khulna-Mongla highway near Fayla police camp under Rampal upazila of the district on Wednesday night.
The deceased were identified as attorney assistant of Agrani Bank Chulkathi Bazar branch Md Mizanur Rahman, 50, cash officer Sukanto Kumar Kunda, 32, and local businessman Ali Nikari, 50.
Sub-inspector Enayet Hossain of Rampal police station said the accident occurred at around 11:00pm, when a goods-laden truck from Mongla hit a motorcycle coming from the opposite direction on Khulna-Mongla highway near Fayla police camp.
Mizanur and Ali died on the spot, while Sukanto succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital.
Highway police seized the truck from Nowapara area under Fakirhat upazila, but its driver managed to flee.
Our correspondent from Brahmanbaria adds: A bus helper was killed and 10 students were injured in a road accident on Brahmanbaria-Comilla highway at Mirpukurpar in Kasba upazila yesterday.
The deceased was identified as Md Ariful Islam, 16, of Chandinaish village.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kasba Police Station Md Jahirul Islam Khan said the accident occurred when a Brahmanbaria-bound bus of Brahmanbaria Government College from Kuti fell into a ditch at 8:00am as its driver lost his control over the steering at the Mirpukurpar turning point.
The injured students were rushed to Brahmanbaria Modern Hospital.
The driver of the bus, however, managed to escape.

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