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Bus-truck collision leaves four Ijtema devotees dead in Sylhet

  • Published at 11:21 am January 22nd, 2018
  • Last updated at 03:58 pm January 22nd, 2018
Bus-truck collision leaves four Ijtema devotees dead in Sylhet
Four people were killed and 10 others were injured as a bus carrying Biswa Ijtema devotees collided head-on with a truck on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Lala Bazar in Dakkhin Surma upazila on Monday morning. The deceased were identified as Abu Bakkar, 50, Akbar Ali, 50, Abdur Zufur, 45, and Abdul Khalek. Dakkhin Surma police station's Officer-in-charge Khairul Fazal said the collision took place when 30 devotees were returning to Sunamganj from Biswa Ijtema ground around 6am by a Balaka Pahibahan bus, leaving four people dead on the spot. Among the injured, seven are currently under treatment at MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, he added.