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6 killed, 35 injured in Tangail bus-private car collision

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 6th October, 2022 01:55:38 PM
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6 killed, 35 injured in Tangail bus-private car collision

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At least six people were killed and 35 others injured when a bus crashed into a microbus in Bangabandhu Bridge East Golchattar area of Bhuapur upazila in Tangail district on Thursday.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Rafiqul Islam, safety in-charge of Bangabandhu Bridge authority, said the accident occurred at 12:30 pm in the area when the Dhaka-bound ‘Ekata Paribahan’ bus from Chapainawabganj hit the microbus and then overturned, leaving microbus passengers dead on the spot.

On information, police, local fire service men and army rushed to the spot and are conducting rescue operation.

The injured were taken to Tangail General Hospital and other local hospitals.

The bodies were kept at Bangabandhu Bridge East Police Station.