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1 spot dead and 25 injured in Habiganj road accident

  • Published at 07:36 pm November 24th, 2018
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The deceased has been identified

One person died and at least twenty-five people were injured at a road accident at the Debpara area of Nabiganj Upazila of Habiganj along the Dhaka-Sylhet highway.

The deceased has been identified as Shafee Ahmed Chowdhury (35). 

The fire-service and police have already started their joint rescue mission.

The police said that one person was spot-dead and atleast 25 people were injured when a passenger bus heading towards Sylhet from Habiganj turned turtle and fell in to a pit at Nabiganj  around 9 am on Saturday. 

The locals took the injured people to the Nabiganj Upazila Health Complex for treatment.

The Sherpur Highway Sub-Inspector (SI) Nazrul Islam verified the authenticity of the accident.

He said that though the police have already started their work on rescuing the casualties, the number of deceased may increase.