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Vol. 5 Num 1022 Tue. April 17, 2007  
   
General


2 killed in road accidents


Two people were killed in separate road accidents in the city yesterday.

Police said a Chittagong bound covered van hit Rizia Begum, 45, while she was crossing the road on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Kutubkhail at around 5:00am leaving him critically injured.

She was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared her dead.

Police seized the van and arrested van driver Delwar Hossain, who was later sent to the court.

An unnatural death (UD) case was filed with Jatrabari Police Station in this connection.

In another road accident, a speeding truck ran over Sirajul Islam, 38, when he was crossing the road at Kamalapur area killing him on the spot.