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Yet another fatal crash

4 killed in bus-microbus collision in Habiganj

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 19 July, 2022 12:00 AM
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Four people, including a woman, were killed and seven others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj on Monday.

The accident took place in Shahpur area of the upazila at around 2:30. The identity of the victims, who were passengers of the microbus, could not be known immediately.

Saleh Ahmed, officer-in-charge (OC) of Shaestaganj Highway Police Station, said that a bus of Al Mobaraka Paribahan ploughed into a Sylhet-bound microbus travelling in the opposite direction, wrecking the front ends of both vehicles.

Driver of the microbus died on the spot while the three others died in hospital. The injured are currently receiving treatment at Habiganj Sadar Hospital.