Two killed after pickup falls into Madaripur canal

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26 November, 2018 10:12 AM

Two killed after pickup falls into Madaripur canal

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Two people have been killed when two others received injuries after a Munshiganj-bound pickup van was lost control and fell into a canal at Rajoir upazila in the district this morning.

The deceased are identified as pickup driver Md Ali, 37, and Md Khokon while injured are- pickup helper Hridoy and Abdul Malek.

Khalia Fire Service Station Officer Golok Chandra Barai has confirmed the news.

Golok Chandra Barai said: “The incident happened when van driver Md Ali lost control over the vehicle and fell into the canal at Boulgram area on Dhaka-Barishal highway, leaving two people killed on the spot, injuring two others.”

Rajoir Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Ziaul Morshed said: “Police has recovered the body of Md Ali while the rescue operation is going on to recover another body."