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3 killed, 15 injured in Thakurgaon road accident

  • Published at 01:16 pm August 22nd, 2019
Aftermath of an accident as a bus hit a minibus on Thakurgaon highway on Thursday, August 22, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

A bus hit a minibus on Thursday morning, while trying to maneuver a bike

Three people were killed and fifteen others injured as a bus hit a minibus on Thakurgaon highway.

The deceased are Babul Hussain, 40, Kamruzzaman Raju, 52, and Abul Kalam Azad, 52.

Thakurgaon police station Sub-Inspector (SI) Ahmed Ali said a Panchagarh-bound bus of Sonargaon  Paribahan hit a minibus in an attempt to maneuver a motorcycle in Bhuttapara Denis area around 10am on Thursday. 

The minibus driver, Babul, and Agrani Bank official Kamruzzaman died on spot. Azad died after he was taken to Thakurgaun District Hospital in critical condition.

Police and locals rescued and rushed the 15 injured to the district hospital.