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Bogra girl dies as truck crashes into house

10 Jul,2017



Bogra, BdChronicle:

A 12-year-old schoolgirl was crushed in her sleep after a truck veered off the road and ploughed her house on Bogra-Natore highway at Omarpur in Nandigram upazila early Monday.

The deceased was identified as Rita Khatun, 12, daughter of Raju Ahmed and class-III student of Hatua Government Primary School.

Quoting locals, Nandigram Police Station officer-in-charge Abdur Razzak said that the driver of the truck lost control over the steering and ploughed the house, killing the girl who was asleep inside it around 1:00 am.

On information, police rushed to the spot and seized the truck. However, its driver and helper managed to flee the spot.

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