Day laborer was killed at Munshirhat

A day laborer was killed and 21 others were injured as a stone-laden truck turned turtle at Munshirhat in Sadar upazila on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Majed, son of Deyali Gazi of Raipura upazila in Laxmipur district.

Police said the accident took place at about 7ama when a Chitlia bound stone laden truck carrying 22 laborers from Pagla of Narayanganj overturned as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving Majed killed on the spot.

The injured were admitted to a local hospital.

Police seized the truck but its driver and helper managed to flee.