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Road accidents kill eight in three districts

March 26, 2020 00:00:00

BOGURA, Mar 25 (UNB): Four people were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on the Dhaka-Bogura Highway at Ghoga Bottala under Sherpur upazila on Wednesday.

The identities of the victims could not be known immediately.

The salt-laden truck collided with the bus, leaving four killed on the spot and 10 others injured, said Yeamin Ud Doula, in-charge of Kundarhat police camp.

Meanwhile, four people were killed and many others injured in road crashes in Rajshahi and Kushtia districts on Wednesday.

In Rajshahi, a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on the Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj Highway at Bijoynagar in Godagari upazila left two people dead and 15 others injured.

The deceased were identified as Matiur Rahman, 35, son of Abdul Aziz of Tanore upazila, and Tutul, 36, son of Abul Quasem of Belpukur area under Sadar upazila.

In Kushtia, two people were killed and a number of people injured when a picnic bus hit a truck on the Kushtia-Iswardi highway at Talbaria under Mirpur upazila.

The deceased were identified as Nabil Hossain, 38, driver of the truck and son of Obaidur Rahman, and Ibrahim Hossain, and his assistant of Magura district.

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