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Four killed in separate incidents

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Chattogram Bureau :
Four people were killed in separate incidents in the Port City  including a womwn on Wednesday and Tuesday. They are a crew, an indentified women , bank officer and an activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS).
A crew member of a cargo vessel was burnt to death while two others sustained injuries as a fire broke out at the anchored vessel at Bijoynagar Ghat in Karnaphuli river in the port city on Tuesday night.
The deceased was identified as Saiful Islam, 34, son of Abul Khayer of Fatikchhari upazila.
Sub-inspector Alauddin of Chattogram Medical College Hospital police camp, said the vessel 'MV APS-1' caught fire around 11 pm, leaving three crewmembers of the ship injured.
Later, they were taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where Saiful succumbed to his injuries.
The two other injured Nahid, 18 and Mizan, 25 were admitted to the burn unit of the hospital.
UNB from Chattogram reports: An unidentified woman was crushed to death under the wheels of a train near Bhatiari Bridge in Sitakunda upazila on Wednesday.
Mustafiz Bhuiya, officer-in-charge of Railway Police, said the accident took place around 9:30 am when a train hit the woman while she was walking near the rail tracks, leaving her dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.
Another reports says:  A senior bank official was killed and two other people were injured as a speeding bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw carrying them at Dewanhat area under Double Mooring Police Station in the port city on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Anwarul Azim, 56, assistant vice-president of Islami Bank Khatunganj branch and a resident of Haitkandi area in Mirsharai upazila.
The accident took place when Anwarul along with one of his colleague was going to his office around 10 am, said Sub-inspector Alauddin Talukdar of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) police outpost quoting family members.
The bus hit the auto-rickshaw while crossing the Dewanhat flyover, leaving them critically injured.
Doctors declared Anwarul dead at noon when he was taken to CMCH while his colleague Shaidul Islam, 45, and CNG driver Jahir Uddin,40, are undergoing treatment at the hospital, the SI added.
UNB from Rangamati adds: An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS) was shot to death by miscreants at Biharpara in Naniarchar upazila on Wednesday evening.
The deceased was identified as Shanta Chakma. Abdul Latif, officer-in-charge of Naniarchar Police Station, said a gang of miscreants opened fire on Shanta around 7:15pm while he was going to a local bazaar from his house, leaving him critically injured.
He was taken to Naniarchar Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.
Shanta might have been killed over political conflict, said locals.

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