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Six people were killed and 12 others injured in separate road accidents across the country yesterday.
Our RU correspondent reports: A couple was killed and three people were injured in a road accident at Puthia in Rajshahi yesterday.
The deceased were identified as Mohiuddin Badsha, 32, and his wife Anzuman Ara Moina, 25, while the injured are Abu Bakar Siddique, 55, Rokon, 25, and Rakib, 30.
The accident occurred at around 7:30am when a Natore-bound goods-laden truck and a human hauler collided head-on at Jhalmolia Bazaar under Puthia upazila, leaving Badsha, a passenger of the human hauler, dead on the spot and three others injured.
Local people rushed Anzuman Ara to Puthia Health Complex where she succumbed to her injuries.
The injured were rushed to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH).
The truck driver managed to escape with his truck.
Our Correspondent in Satkhira adds: Two people were killed in separate road accidents in the district yesterday.
The deceased were identified as Salam Gazi, 38, and Akhtar Hossain, 45.
Sources said a Paikgachha-bound bus hit Salam Gazi while he was crossing the road at Goanli Bazar in Tala upazila on Khulna-Paikgachha highway, killing him on the spot.
Meanwhile, in another accident, Akhtar Hossain was crushed under the wheels of a bus while its driver was trying to park the bus at Kaliganj bus stand.
Our Correspondent in Magura adds: An elderly person was killed and eight others were injured at Hazrapur on Magura-Jhenidah highway at around 2:30pm yesterday.
The victim was identified as Omar Molla, 55.
The accident occurred when a speeding Khulna-bound covered-van hit a human hauler from behind.
The injured were rushed to Magura Sadar Hospital.
A correspondent from Thakurgaon adds: A woman was killed and another was injured in a road accident on Thakurgaon-Ruhia road at Debiganj in Thakurgaon Sadar yesterday noon.
The accident occurred when a Thakurgaon-bound tractor hit a bicycle, killing a woman on the spot and her fellow rider seriously injured.
They were going to Ruhia to attend a marriage ceremony.
The victim was identified as Mona, 22, daughter of Awal of Pahardanga village and the injured was Salam, son of Rashidul of Dehanmotra village.
The injured was undergoing treatment at Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital.