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Natore road accident death toll rises to 15

  • Published at 09:27 am August 26th, 2018
The bus and human hauler involved in the accident in Natore, August 25, 2018 <b>Kamal Mridha/Dhaka Tribune</b>
Locals gather beside the wreckage of the bus and human haulier that collided and left 15 dead in Natore on Saturday, August 25, 2018 Kamal Mridha/Dhaka Tribune

A three-member committee has been formed to investigate the accident

Another person, who was injured in the collision between a bus and a human hauler on the Natore-Pabna highway, has died. The death toll has now reached 15.

The identity of the deceased has not yet been ascertained.

Bonpara highway police Officer-in-Charge (OC) GM Shamsur Nur confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune on Sunday morning.

He said: “The passenger died while undergoing treatment at a local hospital late at night [Saturday night].”

A total of 15 people were killed and 14 others injured in Saturday’s collision. Later in the evening, a three-member committee was formed to probe the accident. 

Confirming the matter, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shahina Khatun said: “The committee has been asked to submit their report within seven days.”