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Two dead in Comilla as bus hits auto-rickshaw on highway

  • Published at 01:20 pm October 17th, 2021
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Bus crashes into roadside tree after head-on collision with 3-wheeler passenger vehicle

At least two people were killed and 10 others injured in a collision between a bus and an auto-rickshaw in Comilla late on Saturday.

The incident was reported around 8:30pm on the regional highway to Sylhet near Mainamati at the district’s Burichang upazila, said police. 


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“After colliding with the three-wheeler, the Sylhet-bound bus hit a roadside tree,” said Assistant Sub-Inspector Zahirul Islam of Debpur police outpost.   

Photo shows the wrecked CNG that collided with a bus on Comilla-Sylhet Highway on Saturday, October 16, 2021  | Dhaka Tribune 

A woman died on the spot while another person died at the Mainamati Cantonment General Hospital. Their identities are yet to be confirmed. 

At least 10 passengers of both vehicles sustained injuries, said the police officer.


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