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Van driver killed in Khulna road crash

The injured have been taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital

Update : 09 Jun 2019, 11:55 AM

A pickup van driver has been killed and seven others injured in a road accident in Khulna.

The incident occurred on the Khulna-Satkhira highway in the Baniakhali area of Dumuria upazila in the district on Sunday, when a bus collided head-on with a pickup van.

The deceased is Sheikh Emdadul Islam, 40, son of Sheikh Kiamuddin of Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat.

Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge of Dumuria police station, said the accident took place around 9am.

A Khulna-bound bus from Koyra hit the fish-laden pickup van coming from the opposite direction, killing the pickup van driver on the spot and injuring seven others.

The collision took place when the bus was trying to give space to a motorcycle.

The injured have been taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital. 

Police have sent the body to KMCH after recovering it from the spot.

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