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Six killed in road mishaps

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Staff Reporter
At least six people were killed while 11 others injured in separate road crashes in Mymensingh, Narsingdi and Gopalganj districts on Wednesday.
In Mymensingh, three people were killed and three others injured when a microbus rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Satrashia in Muktagaccha upazila on Wednesday.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Ali Ahmed Mollah, officer-in-charge of Muktagacha Police Station, said a microbus hit a Muktagaccha-bound auto-rickshaw around 7:30 am, leaving its three passengers dead on the spot and three injured.
The injured were taken to a local hospital.
In Narsingdi, two teenage boys were killed and five others injured when a trolley plunged into a roadside ditch at Khakchar in Raipuraupazilain the morning.
The deceased were identified as Rabiul, 15, and Mamun, 15, of Tokipura village. Both were students of class X of a local madrassa.
Delwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Raipura Police Station, said 15 boys riding on a trolley were heading towards Raipura Degree College ground for playing football.
When the trolley reached Khakchar, it plunged into a roadside ditch around 7:30 am, leaving them killed on the spot and five others injured.
The injured were taken to local hospital where the doctors advised them to be shifted two to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
In Gopalganj, a local trader was killed and three others injured as a mango laden truck overturned at Majhbari of Kotalipara upazila around 4:30 am.
The deceased was identified as Shahid Khan, 30, son of Fazle Rabbi Khan of Manpasha village in Jhalokati district.
Officer-in-charge of Kotalipara Police Station Md Kamrul Faruq said a Barisal bound truck overturned in the small hours as its driver lost control over the wheels killing a man on the spot and injuring three others.
The body was sent to Gopalganj General Hospital for autopsy, he said.