Two people, including a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident in Mirsarai upazila on Tuesday night.
The deceased were identified as Mosharraf Hossain Milon, 23, cultural affairs secretary of Chhatra League’s Mirsarai upazila unit and son of Shafiul Alam of Zafrabad village; and Mohamamd Alauddin, 60, of Uttar Mandarbaria village.
The accident took place around 10pm on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway near the Jamaler Dokan area.
“A pick-up carrying passengers plunged into a roadside ditch after being hit by a speedy truck,” said Jashim Uddin, assistant director of Chattogram Fire Service and Civil Defense.
Twelve people were injured. They were taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced Alauddin dead.
Milon succumbed to his injuries while being taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Jashim said.unb