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Rab member, another killed in Gazipur road accident

Two people, including a member of RAB-4, were killed when a microbus hit a Rab vehicle on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Gazipur on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Mohammad Khairul Islam, a member of RAB-4 and motor mechanic Liton Mia, said Rab SI Md Rakib.

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Three injured RAB-4 members- senior warrant officer Md. Shariful Islam, soldier Atiq, Corporal Pradeep Kumar and motor mechanic Rifat,20, were airlifted to Dhaka CMH from Sreepur Hospital in Gazipur in a special helicopter, said Maona Highway police camp in-charge Kamar Hossain.

Rab member, another killed in Gazipur road accident

SI Rakib said a microbus of RAB-4 went to Bhabanipur area of Gazipur Sadar upazila and suddenly it stopped running due to mechanical fault on the way from Dhaka to Sreepur.

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Later, local mechanics Rifat and Liton were called to repair it.

At one stage, another speeding microbus hit the RAB-4 van from behind, leaving four RAB members and two mechanics were seriously injured.

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Later, they were taken to Al Hera Medical Center at Mauna Chowrastar in Sreepur Upazila for treatment where a doctor declared Khairul Islam dead.

Source: United News of Bangladesh