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2024-04-13 15:54:05

3 dead in head-on crash between motorbikes

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3 dead in head-on crash between motorbikes

A devastating accident on the Zakiganj-Sylhet highway in the Shahbag Muhipur area under Zakiganj upazila, Sylhet resulted in the death of three young friends and injuries to two others last night, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Adil Hossain, 20, son of Aftar Ali; Zakaria Ahmed, 21, son of Zomir Ali; and Milon Ahmed, 20, son of Subhan Ali, all residents of Madarkhal village in the Khala Chadra union of Zakiganj. The tragic incident occurred just one day after the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr.

According to police reports, the trio was riding on one motorcycle when they collided head-on with another motorcycle traveling in the opposite direction on the Sylhet-Zakiganj road. The impact of the crash left all three friends critically injured.

Local witnesses immediately transported the victims to a nearby hospital, where Adil Hossain and Zakaria Ahmed were pronounced dead upon arrival. Milon Ahmed was quickly transferred to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital due to his severe condition but succumbed to his injuries early Saturday morning.

Zakiganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Jabed Mahmud stated that the bodies have been moved to Sylhet MAG Osmani Hospital morgue for autopsy. The bodies will be released to their families after the necessary legal procedures are completed, OC Mahmud added.

The identities of the two injured individuals could not be immediately confirmed, but they are currently receiving medical treatment at Osmani Hospital.

Bd-pratidin English/Tanvir Raihan

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