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13 killed in road crashes

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Staff Reporter :
At least thirteen people were killed and 15 others critically injured in separate road crashes in Narsingdi, Sirajganj, Satkhira, Gazipur,Munshiganj, Naogaon, and Sherpur districts of the country on Tuesday.
In Narsingdi, at least seven more persons, including two women and a child, were killed when a bus collided with a microbus on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Shibpur upazila.
The accident took place on the highway in Sonamurur Tek area of Shibpur around 8 am.  
The killer bus belongs to Mitali Paribahan bus service.
Salam Hossain, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Shibpur Police Station confirmed the matter to media.
In Sirajganj, a local trader was killed after a truck plunged into a roadside ditch in Panchakroshi union in Ullapara upazila of Sirajganj district.
The deceased was identified as Shamsul Islam, 45, son of Abdul Kuddus, from Matikora village.
In Satkhira, a 7th grader school girl died under a truck at Hajipur point of Shuvnali union in Assasuni upazila of the district.
The deceased was identified as Tithi Moni Swarnokar, 12, daughter of Parimal Swarnokar. She was a student of Badartola High school.
In Gazipur, an youth met the tragic death after collision between two trucks in Salna area of Gazipur City Corporation.
The deceased was identified as Raju, 26, son of Omar Ali, hailed from Digholpara area of Sherpur Sadar.
In Munshiganj, a covered van driver was killed after his vehicle collided with a lorry in Voberchar area of Gazaria upazila.
The deceased was identified as Md Shamim, 23, son of Md Mostafizur, hailed from Bhola district.
In Naogaon, a madrasa youth was killed after he was hit by a truck at Majlishpur of Mohadevpur upazila of the district.
The deceased was identified as Md Atiq Hossein, 19, son of late Abdul Wahab, from Tolok village under Enayetpur union of the upazila.
 In Sherpur, a truck driver was killed when a collision occurred between bus and truck at Gourdar of Nakla upazila.
The deceased was identified as Md Nahid Miah, son of late Fakir Uddin, hailed from Sultanpur Bajitkhila area of Sherpur Sadar Upazila.

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