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Seven killed as truck collides with parked bus in Mymensingh

  • Published at 04:27 pm October 16th, 2021
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FILE PHOTO: The remains of the Sherpur-bound bus that collided with a parked truck at the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway on Saturday, October 16, 2021 Dhaka Tribune

All of the victims were passengers of the bus

Seven people, including five of a family, were killed and at least and 10 others injured after a truck crashed into a parked bus packed with passengers in Mymensingh on Saturday.

The crash occurred in the Chelerghat area on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway at Trishal Upazila around 3pm, said police.

The deceased were identified as Fazlul Haque, 35, his wife Fatema Begum, 28, their daughter Azmina, 9, son Abdullah, 6, and father-in-law of Fazlul Haque Nazrul islam, 55.

The identities of two other deceased are yet to be known.

Trishal police OC Moin Uddin said five people had died on the spot while two others succumbed to their injuries at Trishal and Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.

The critically injured passengers were admitted to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.

Police and Fire Fighters jointly participated in the rescue operation.

Police also impounded the bus and truck from the spot later.

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