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3 die as tractor plunges into ditch in Noakhali

Three people were killed as a power tiller plunged into a ditch at North Bejugalia area of Hatiya upazila in Noakhali on Friday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Md Rubel, 25, son of Mohammad Abdul Quddus’ of Ward 7 of Tamaruddin Union, Belal Hossain, 26, son of Abdul Malek and Abdul Mannan’s son Md. Delwar Hossain of the same ward.

Confirming the matter, officer-in-charge (OC) of Hatiya Police Station Amir Hossain said the power tiller fell into a roadside ditch in Bejugalia area around 4pm, leaving its driver and his two assistants critically injured.

Later, the trio was taken to Hatiya Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared them dead on arrival.

The ill-fated power tiller has been taken into custody.

The bodies have been handed over to their respective families after legal procedures, added the OC.

Source: United News of Bangladesh