News Desk: Two people were killed in two separate road accidents in Dhaka's Jatrabari and Khilgaon areas this morning.
The deceased were identified as Amena Bibi (80) and Abu Bakar Siddque, a helper of a truck.
Amena sustained critical injuries at Khilgaon's Tilpapara area as a battery-run auto-rickshaw hit her around 5:00am when she went outside for her morning walk. She was rushed to Mugda Medical College Hospital where doctors declared her dead, said Sonia Parveen, a sub-inspector of Khilgaon Police Station.
In Jatrabari, Bakar was crushed between a wall and his truck when the driver was moving the vehicle towards the back around 8:30am, said driver Tofazzal Hossain.
He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, he said.
Both the bodies were kept at DMCH morgue for autopsy.