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Two killed in Dhaka road accidents

Two people were killed in separate road accidents in the capital's Khilgaon and Jatrabari Friday, police said.

Amena Bibi, 80, was a resident of Khilgaon's Nandipara and Siddique Ali, 34, was from Jhenaidah.

A battery-run auto-rickshaw hit Amena in front of her house in Nandipara as she went outside for morning walk.

Later, the 80-year-old was rushed to Magda General Hospital and declared dead at 6:30am, said Mosammat Sonia Parveen, sub-inspector of Khilgaon Police Station.

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In Jatrabari's Matuail, Siddique, a truck driver's assistant, was killed after being run over by a truck at 8:30am.

He was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) and declared dead at 9:45am, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH Police Outpost.

Both bodies were kept at DMCH morgue for autopsies.

Source: United News of Bangladesh