Six killed in Chokoria road crash

Kalerkantho Online   

11 September, 2018 15:18 PM

Six killed in Chokoria road crash

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At least six people have been killed and ten others received injuries after a bus rammed a pick-up van at Baraitala area in Cox’s Bazar’s Chokoria on Tuesday.

Three of the victims are identified as pick-up van driver Khair Ahmed, 36, son of Ahmed Hossain, Jahir Ahmed, 32, son of Manzur Alam and Abul Kashem, 27, son of Saidul Alam.

Chiringa Highway Police-in-Charge Nur-e-Alam Palash has confirmed the incident.

He said: “The accident happened on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway near Baraitala area around 12pm, leaving six people killed on the spot, and injuring ten others.