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2 killed in Jhenaidah road accident

Staff Correspondent

Two people have been killed in a truck-pickup van collision at Shailkupa in Jhenaidah. The accident took place at Kotchandpur in the early hours of Thursday, June 09.

Shailkupa Fire Service Station Officer Sanjay Kumar Debnath said a pickup van was on its way to Barisal carrying mangoes left from Bagha Bazar in Rajshahi.

On the way, the pickup van hit the back of a truck laden with sand when it reached Kotchandpur in Shailkupa Upazila of the Jhenaidah-Kushtia highway. The driver and helper of the pickup van were seriously injured.

Upon receiving the news, Shailkupa Fire Service reached the spot, rescued them, and took them to Shailkupa Upazila Health Complex. Doctors declared the two dead.

The deceased were identified as Billal Hossain, a resident of Mia Para village in Bhangura Upazila of Pabna district, and helper Khokon Mia, a resident of Talupara village in Tarash Upazila of Sirajganj. The body was sent to Jhenaidah Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy, said Sanjay Kumar.
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