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Bus-auto-rickshaw collision kills 5 in Ctg

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Bus-auto-rickshaw collision kills 5 in Ctg

Thereport24.com Desk:

Five people, including four members of a family, were killed and four others injured in a collision between a bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Monsha area of Patiya upazila in Chittagong on Friday noon.

The deceased were identified as Milton Sen, 30, Rupna Sen, 24, wife of Anjan Sen, their son Anik Sen, 6, Kakon Sen, 3, son of Kanchan Sen, resident of Kelisohor area of the upazila and the driver Mohammad Saiful.

Sub-inspector Mohammad Jahir, in-charge of Chittagong Medical College Hospital police camp, said the accident took place around 12:30pm when the Cox’s Bazar-bound bus collided with the auto-rickshaw, leaving Milton dead on the spot and eight others critically injured.

Among the injured, Kakon died in the Patiya Sadar Hospital while the others succumbed to their injuries at the Chittagong Medical College Hospital, said sub-inspector Masud of Chittagong Highway Police.

The injured are - Anamika Sen, Kanchan Sen, Anjan Sen and Arpon Sen.

Meanwhile, police seized the bus but the driver managed to flee.

Ends/ UNB/S/Oct 09, 2015