Two siblings killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : Two minor sisters were killed and 10 other people injured after a microbus plunged into a roadside ditch in Boithakhal area of Jaintapur upazila on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Lubna Begum, 10, Ahana Begum, 7, daughters of Shawkat Ali of Fulbari village of the upazila.

Witnesses said when two Sylhet-bound micro-bus were trying to overtake each other around 12 pm while one of them fell into the ditch, killing the two sisters o the spot.

The injured were given first aid.

Angered by the incident, locals put up barricade on the road which police removed, said officer-in-charge of Jaintapur Police Station.

The bodies were sent to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital for autopsy, he added.


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