4 killed in Jhenaidah road accident

New Age Online

Four betel leaf traders were killed and four others were injured when a truck rammed a betel leaf laden tempo at Jhenaidah-Kushtia highway at Sailkupa under Jhenaidah district on early Friday.
The deceased were identified as Safiuddin, 35, Mujibur Rahman, 37, Reazul Islam, 40, of Kanapukuria of Sailkupa upazila and Aminul Islam Amal, 35, of Charpara of Harinakundu upazila.
The injured were rushed to Jhenaidah general hospital.
Two among the injured Milon and Alamgir were in critical condition.
Sailkupa fire service and civil defense officer, Abdur Rauf Mollah, said a Jhenaidah bound betel leaf laden tempo collided head-on with the truck near the Abashan Prokalpa area at about 6:30am.
Sailkupa police officer-in-charge, MA Hashem Khan, said the driver and his assistant of the truck managed to flee from the spot.
The bodies were sent to Jhenaidah general hospital morgue for autopsy.

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