Three persons including a man and his wife were killed as two buses collided head-on on Dhaka-Bogura Highway in Shajahanpur upazila of Bogura Wednesday (August 14) noon. The accident also left at least 15 others injured.
The deceased couple was identified as Khairul Anam, 58 and Ranu Begum, 45, from Kamal Kachhna area of Rangpur town. Another one remains unidentified.Locals said the two buses of Shyamoli Paribahan and Ahad Paribahan collided in Aria Bazar area, around 2:30 pm.
Of the injured, seven are in critical condition, said authorities of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital (SZMCH).
Nandigram-Kundarhat Highway Police Outpost Sub-Inspector (SI) Kajal Kumar Nondi told media that efforts are on to identify the deceased who has remained unidentified.