Two job seekers killed in Chandpur road accident

District Correspondent Chandpur
Published: 20 May 2022, 03:01 PM | Updated: 20 May 2022, 06:13 PM
Two job seekers killed in Chandpur road accident

Two people were killed and two others injured in a road accident in Sadar upazila of Chandpur district on Friday morning.

The deceased were identified as Fatema Alam, 24, and Abdullah, 25, while the injured are Yeasin, 65, and his daughter Amena, 25.

Habibur Rahman Palash, general secretary of Kalcho North Union Awami League under Haziganj upazila, said a pickup van and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided head-on at Ghosher Hat Miar Bazar on the Chandpur-Cumilla road around 9:30 am, one dead the spot and three others hurt.

Among the injured, another was declared dead by the on-duty doctors at Chandpur General Hospital, he said.

The deceased - Fatema and Abdullah - met their tragic end when they were going to Al Amin Academy School And College, Chandpur to participate in an assistant teacher recruitment test for government primary school, Palash added. 

Chandpur Model Police Station officer in-charge Harunur Rashid confirmed the incident. 

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