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10 killed in Sirajganj road accident

Update : 23 May 2015, 11:28 AM

Ten people have been killed and several others injured in a triangular collision among two buses and a truck on the west side of Bangabandhu Bridge in Sirajganj.

The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately.

Bangabandhu bridge west police station OC Helal Uddin said driver of a North Bengal bound truck lost control over the steering and collided with a Dhaka-bound bus around 3:15pm Saturday.

"Meanwhile, another Dhaka-bound bus hit the accident-ridden bus from behind that left two persons dead on the spot and 30 others injured," said the OC.

Of the injured four died on way to hospital while four more died after taken to Sirjaganj General Hospital.

Being informed, police and fire service members rushed to the spot and conducted rescue operation.

Vehicular movement on the highway remained halted for one hour after the accident.

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