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Rod-laden truck set on fire in Gazipur, driver burnt

Published : Sunday, 3 December, 2023 at 10:55 AM  Count : 702

Rod-laden truck set on fire in Gazipur, driver burnt

Rod-laden truck set on fire in Gazipur, driver burnt

Arsonists set fire to a rod-carrying truck pouring petrol on it in Gazipur's Kaliakoir early Sunday.

The truck driver sustained burn injuries during the arson attack. He was admitted to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery.

The incident happened around 5:30am on the first day of 9th round of the blockade programme of the opposition parties.
Some youths riding on motorcycles poured petrol on a Chapainawabganj-bound rod-laden truck at Goalbathan area. Some parts of the vehicle was burnt and the driver suffered burn injuries, said police quoting locals.

Kaliakoir Fire Service Station Officer Ifterkher Hossain Rayhan Chowdhury said they managed to douse the fire after half an hour.

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