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2 killed in Faridpur road crash

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A Correspondent

Faridpur: Two people were killed and 20 others injured in a road accident at Shibrampur on Dhaka-Barisal highway in Sadar upazila on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Obaidur Rahman of Barisal and Bazlu of Barguna.

Syed Mohsinul Haque, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said the Barisal-bound bus of ‘Sakura Paribahan’ from Dhaka crashed into a stationary truck from behind in the area around 2pm after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving 22 passengers of the bus injured.

Of the injured, Obaidur succumbed to his injuries at Faridpur Medical Collage Hospital while Bazlu died at Faridpur Trauma Centre.