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4 workers killed as truck ploughs into house in Ctg

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Four brick kiln workers were killed and four others injured when a wood-laden truck ploughed through a makeshift worker house at Islampur village under Rangunia upazila early hours Thursday.

Four brick kiln workers were killed and four others injured when a wood-laden truck ploughed through a makeshift worker house at Islampur village under Rangunia upazila early hours Thursday.

The victims were identified as Mohammad Jafar, 35, Nazim Uddin, 25, Abdul Mannan, 35 and Abdul Monaf, 36, all hailed from Hatiya upazila of Noakhali district.

Imiaz Ahmed Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge (OC) of Rangunia thana said the accident took place at Gabtoli area of Islampur village around 4:10am when the Chattogram bound wood-laden truck ploughed through a roadside makeshift house, made for brick kiln workers after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving four workers dead on the spot.

The eight workers were asleep at the house when the accident occurred.

On information, police and fire service personnel recovered the bodies from the spot and sent to Chattogram Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) morgue.

The injured were admitted to CMCH, police said.

 

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