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2 die in road crashes

Two persons died and two others were injured in separate road accidents in Dinajpur and Pirojpur districts yesterday.

In Dinajpur, tractor driver Al Amin, 30, died after the vehicle overturned in Phulbari upazila, reports our correspondent.

Police said, around 6am Al Amin got on a clay road after loading his tractor with sand from a nearby river.

Later, the vehicle overturned on the road and he was killed on the spot.

In Pirojpur, a worker identified as Khokan Akan, 35, died and two others were injured in an accident in Bhandaria upazila, reports our correspondent.

The injured -- Masud, 25, and Lokman, 25 -- were taken to Bhandaria Upazila Health Complex and Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital respectively, said Md Shahabuddin, officer-in-charge of Bhandaria Police Station.

Khokan and Masud were going to Rajapur upazila in Jhalakathi by a battery-run auto-rickshaw. When the vehicle reached Pirojpur-Barishal road, it was hit by a microbus coming from the opposite direction, police said.

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