Judicial

2 die as tractor plunges into roadside ditch in Manikganj

Two people died and another three were injured on Sunday as a tractor lost control and fell into a roadside ditch at Hatipara Bazar area in Manikganj Sadar upazila.

The deceased were identified as Aynal,35, and Miraz,32, from Basail upazila in Tangail, said Abdur Rauf, Officer-in-charge of Manikganj sadar police station.

The accident occurred around 5:30 pm on Bartek-Beribadh regional road near Gonger Chawk as the tractor carrying electric poles fell into the ditch leaving two of the driver’s assistants dead on the spot.

The injured are currently admitted at Manikganj district hospital, said OC Abdur Rauf.

Source: United News of Bangladesh