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Road crash kills Karnaphuli Paper Mills GM among 5 in Ctg

2016-09-24 15:33:46
Road crash kills Karnaphuli Paper Mills GM among 5 in Ctg

Thereport24.com Desk:

A container-carrying truck hit a standing bus in Khaiyachhara area of Borotakia union under Mirsarai upazila on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Chittagong on Saturday morning, leaving five people, including general manager (GM) of Karnaphuli Paper Mills, dead.

Three of the victims were identified as Sayadur Rahman, 50, GM of Karnaphuli Paper Mills, Khaliaur Rahman, 35, and Susmita Sen, 31.

BSS reports quoting Mohammad Fariduddin, officer-in-charge of highway police, as saying the accident occurred as the covered van crashed into the Chittagong-bound bus of 'Shyamoli Paribahan Ltd' from Dhaka in the area around 5.47am, leaving three pedestrians, helper of the van and supervisor of the bus, dead on the spot.

The accident might have happened due to the truck driver’s drowsiness, according to the witnesses.

Both bus and truck drivers fled the scene, following the accident.

Ends/thereport24.com/HB/Sept 24, 2016

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