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Road crashes claim four lives

WT24 Desk

At least four people, including a woman and her daughter, were killed in separate road accidents in Feni and Lakshmipur districts on Sunday night, reports UNB.

In Feni, a woman and her daughter were killed and three people injured as a speedy bus hit their auto-rickshaw at Tebaria village in Sadar upazila.

The deceased were Johora Begum, 36, and her daughter Faria Akhter, 16, of the village.

The bus hit the CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Dhaka-Chattogram highway around 8:00pm, leaving five people injured, said chairman Mosharraf Uddin of Lemua Union Parishad.

Locals took them to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where the physicians declared Johora and Faria dead, he said.

In Lakshmipur, two members of a family were killed in a head-on collision between a human hauler and a motorcycle at Gugibari in Ramganj upazila.

The deceased were Md Sumon Hossain and his nephew Md Tamim Hossain, residents of the upazila.

The human hauler collided with the motorcycle around 8:00pm, killing Tamim on the spot, said Md Anwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Ramganj police station.

Sumom was taken to upazila health complex where the physicians pronounced him dead, the OC added.

Road crashes took away 66 lives across the country in just four days during the Eid-ul-Fitr vacation.

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