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2 killed in Bagerhat road accident

  • Published at 10:56 am May 3rd, 2019
Bagerhat accident
The microbus crushed by the head-on collision with a bus, killing 2, on Khulna-Mawa highway on May 3, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

The accident occurred on Friday morning

Two people have been killed in a head-on collision between a Diganta Paribahan bus and a microbus in Bagerhat, Khulna.

The accident occurred on the Khulna-Mawa highway, in front of Nawapara Shahid Smriti College, in Fakirhat upazila, around 8am on Friday. 

The deceased were all passengers of the microbus and their identities have yet to be disclosed.

Katakhali police station Officer-in-Charge (OC), Rabiul Islam, said: "The Khulna-bound Diganta Paribahan bus—coming from Dhaka—hit a microbus coming from the opposite direction. The microbus fell into a nearby ditch, killing one person on the spot and injuring two others."

Later, one of the others injured died while he was being taken to the hospital. Katakhali highway police have recovered the bodies. 

Although police impounded the bus, the driver fled.