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2 children killed in Munshiganj road crash

Two children were killed in separate road crashes in Munshiganj om Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Apan, 10, son of Al Amin Hossain of Kanthaltala area and Imam Hossain, 7, son of Shafiq Miah of Abdullahpur village in Tongibari upazila.

Police said Apan was riding his bicycle on the road at Kanthaltala area when a speeding truck ran him over. His family members rushed him to Munshiganj General Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

At this the agitated people blocked Muktarpur-Mawa road. Later, local MP Adv Mrinal Kanti Das and Munshiganj municipality mayor Md Faisal Biplob calmed the people.

Munshiganj Sadar Police officer-in-charge (OC) Abu Bakar Siddique said the truck could not be seized.

Meanwhile, Imam was hit by a truck at Abdullahpur crossroads in Tongibari upazila of the district and died on the spot.

Tongibari Police officer-in-charge (OC) Mollah Ali Soyeb said that a sand-laden truck lost control and hit Imam while cycling at the crossroads from Abdullahpur Bazar. He died on the spot, the OC said.

Agitated people vandalized the truck and handed over the driver to the police.

Source: United News of Bangladesh