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6 killed in truck-autorickshaw collision in Habiganj

Staff Correspondent
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Six people have been killed in a head-on collision between a truck and a CNG-powered autorickshaw at Shayestaganj in Habiganj. The accident took place near the Nasratpur gate of the Dhaka-Sylhet highway at around 8.45 am on Monday. The names of those killed were not immediately known.

Police said the autorickshaw heading to Alipur from Shayestaganj collided head-on with a truck leaving from Dhaka. Six people, including the driver of the autorickshaw, died on the spot. Among them are two women and four men.

Upon receiving the news, the police and fire service personnel of Shayestaganj Highway Police Station recovered the bodies of six people and sent them to Habiganj Sadar Modern Hospital.

Shayestaganj Highway Police Officer in Charge (OC) Mainul Islam confirmed the news of the death of six people in the accident.

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