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6 killed as truck overturns in Madaripur
UNB, Dhaka

6 killed as truck overturns in Madaripur

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Six people were killed and two others injured when a truck overturned near Arial Kha Bridge toll plaza in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur district on Saturday night.

Two of the deceased were identified as Sohan Hossain, 26 and Pulok Hossain, 25, of Sadar upazila while the identities of the others could not be known yet.

Mohammad Ali, officer-in-charge of Shibchar Highway Police said, the accident occurred around 9 pm when the truck loaded with construction materials turned turtle after hitting  the railing of the bridge, leaving three dead the spot.

Of the injured, one died at a local hospital while two others died at Faridpur Medical College and Hospital.