Husband, wife killed as car plunges into Naogaon ditch

A man and his wife were killed after a private car fell into a roadside ditch in Mohadevpur upazila in Naogaon on Saturday noon (August 13).

The deceased were known as Shimul Hossain, 32, son of Abdul Khalek, and his wife Jinia Khatun, 26.

Mohadevpur police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Azam Uddin Mahmud said, the Naogaon-bound private car fell into the roadside ditch in Nowhata intersection area on Naogaon-Rajshahi highway around 1:00pm. The accident took place when the car tried to avoid crash with a sand-laden tractor.

Meanwhile, rescuers from Naogaon fire service station rushed to the spot and recovered the couple from the car. Later, the injured were sent to hospital where duty doctors declared them dead.

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