Lalmonirhat, Sept 3 (UNB) – Two people were killed and seven others injured when a truck rammed a human-hauler on Lalmonirhat-Burimari highway in Aditmari upazila on Monday morning.
The deceased were identified as Alamgir Hossain, 19, a garment worker hailing from Duhuli village in Kaliganj upazila, and Abdul Khaleque, human-hauler driver and son of Rahmat Ali of the upazila.
Quoting witnesses, police said the Burimari land port-bound truck hit the human-hauler coming from the opposite direction near Palli Bidyut substation, leaving two people killed on the spot and seven others injured, said Masud Rana, officer-in-charge of Aditmari Police Station.
The injured were taken to Sadar hospital.
Police seized the truck and arrested its driver.