Covered van hits autorickshaw, siblings killed

Two passengers of an autorickshaw were killed after being hit by a covered van in Sonaimuri, Noakhali. The incident took place in front of the Madina Mosque adjacent to Bugadia North Bridge of the upazila at 1 pm on Friday (July 5).

The deceased are Beauty Akhtar (20) and her younger brother Yashin (16). They are sons of deceased Bashir Uddin of Bogadia village of Sonaimuri upazila. Meanwhile, beauty Akter was seven months pregnant.

Locals said that a covered van hit a battery-powered autorickshaw in the Bagadia North Bridge area of ​​the Noakhali-Comilla regional highway at noon. The autorickshaw overturned and the sibling died on the spot.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sonaimuri Police Station. Bakhtiar Uddin Chowdhury told Jago News that Chandraganj Highway Police is taking legal action.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Laxmipur Chandraganj Highway Police Station. Ruhul Amin said, I am out of the police station on vacation. The police were sent to the spot after receiving the information. Two vehicles have been seized along with the recovery of the body. Legal action is being taken in this regard.

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