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Motorcyclist killed in Sylhet road accident

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Published: 17:06, 14 June 2024

Motorcyclist killed in Sylhet road accident

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A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident after being hit by a pickup van on the Sylhet-Tamabil highway in Chiknagul Panichara area under Jaintapur upazila of the district in the early hours on Friday (14 June).

The deceased was identified as Moinul Hossain Ayani, 55, son of late Esa Member of Umanpur village under Chiknagul union of Jaintapur upazila of the district. He was the Deputy Manager (Service) of Sylhet Gas Field Limited.

According to local sources, the accident occurred when he was going home from the main gate of Panichra gas field riding a motorcycle. On the way, a Jaflong-bound pickup van hit his motorcycle from behind around 12:20 am, leaving him seriously injured, Jaintapur Thana Police official said.

Later, he was taken to Sylhet Ibn Sina Private Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.

Chiknagul Union Parishad Chairman Kamruzzaman Chowdhury confirmed the matter.

Police seized the pickup van from the spot, the police official added.