April 16, 2021, 12:58 am
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Road crashes kill 5, injure 11 in Faridpur

Five people were killed and 11 others injured in two separate road accidents on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Faridpur today.

A microbus collided head-on with a truck in Majkandi area under Madhukhali upazila around 7:30am, leaving two people — including a woman — dead on the spot, said Kowsar Hossain, a sub-inspector of Karimpur Highway Police Station.

Twelve injured were taken to Faridpur Medical College Hospital where a child was declared dead, the police official said.

Identities of the victims– all passengers of the microbus – could not be known immediately.

In another incident, two youths were killed in a collision between a microbus and a motorcycle at Atadi in Bhanga upazila around 2:30am.

The deceased were identified as Shakil Khan (21) and Rani Fakir (22) of Hogladangi Sadardi area under Bhanga upazila.

Quoting locals, Officer in-charge of Bhanga Highway Police Station Omar Faruq confirmed that two motorcyclists died in the road accident.

On information, police recovered the bodies and also seized the microbus.

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