Five of a family killed in Sylhet road accident



District Correspondent, Barta24.com
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Five passengers of a family were killed and two others injured as a truck ran over an auto rickshaw in Jaintapur Ferighat area of Sylhet on Sunday (May 2) morning.

The deceased were identified as Hossain Ahmed, 35, son of late Arab Ali, Safia Begum, 29, wife of Jamal Mia, Sadia, 7, daughter of Jamal Mia, Shahadat, 5 months, son of Jamal Mia and Habibunnesa, 33, wife of late Hafiz Mia of Pakhibil village under Jaintapur upazila.

Locals and eyewitnesses said a recklessly driven truck knocked the passenger auto rickshaw at the highway leaving four people dead on the spot.

Three wounded people were rushed to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital where one injured succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital.

Jaintapur police station officer-in-charge Golam Dastagir confirmed the matter to Barta24.com.