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Bus-truck collision leaves 2 dead in Chittagong

  • Published at 05:17 pm February 22nd, 2021
Road Accident DT20
Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Police seized the two vehicles

Two people were killed and six others injured in a head-on-collision between a bus and a truck on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar highway at Chunti Forest Gate in Lohagarah upazila of Chittagong on Monday morning.

The deceased were identified as Rina Akter, 18, wife of Lokman of East Beula Shikdar Para in Chokoria upazila and Senu Ara Begum, 29, daughter of Altaf Ahmed of Ramu upazila in Cox’s Bazar district.

The accident occurred around 8:30am on Monday when the Chittagong bound Marsa Paribahan bus collided head on with a stone-laden truck, leaving two passengers of the bus dead, said inspector Abdur Rauf of Dohazari Highway Police Station.

The truck fell into a roadside ditch after the collision. Police seized the two vehicles.

Police sent the injured to the upazila health complex for medical attention. Police also recovered the dead bodies and sent them to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.

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