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Youth killed in Mymensingh road accident

A young man was killed in a road accident on the Mymensingh-Netrokona regional highway at Sadar upazila of Mymensingh district on Sunday morning.The accident happened at around 9am in Bakultala area of the upazila.

The deceased was identified as Hafizul Islam Hifzu, 18, son of Md Shahidul Islam, a resident of Ward No-31 under the metropolis. He passed SSC examination this year.

Quoting witnesses, police said Hafizul was heading towards Shambhuganj Bazaar from Patharbhanga area riding on a motorcycle. When he reached in the area, he fell on the road after being hit by a battery-run autorickshaw hit from behind. At that time, a truck from opposite direction ran over him, leaving him critically injured.

Locals took him to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.

Mymensigh Kotwali Model Police Station officer-in-charge Shah Kamal Akanda said being informed, police recovered the body and handed over to the family without autopsy upon their request.

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