Bangladeshi youth killed in Macedonia road crash

Sun Online Desk

25th August, 2019 12:23:31 printer

Bangladeshi youth killed in Macedonia road crash

A Bangladeshi national was killed and 12 others including two Bangladeshis were injured in a road accident in North Macedonia.

The identity of the deceased, 20 year-old, is yet to be known.

North Macedonian Police said that a van carrying the migrants was hit by a truck on the highway, near the town of Demir Kapija on Friday.

The van caught fire after the collision, killing the Bangladeshi youth on spot, and injuring two other Bangladeshis and 10 Pakistani migrants.

Four has been admitted to a clinic in Skopje, North Macedonia's capital city with critical injuries, while eight others are ongoing treatment in a local hospital in Kavadarci town.

The van driver fled the scene. Police suspect that the migrants were attempting to trespass from Greece through north Serbia to the European heartlands illegally by bribing human traffickers.