28 February 2020

At least 3 killed, over 30 injured in Faridpur road crash


At least three people were killed and over 30 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses at Nawapara in Bhanga upazila in Faridpur on Thursday, UNB reports.

Two of the deceased were identified as Mira Kundu, 60, wife of Laxman Kundu of Pachuria village in Rajbaria and driver Rawshan Fakir, 45, son of Dhola Fakir, of Ramnagar village in Nagarkanda.

Bhanga Highway Police in-charge Ataur Rahman said a Tekerhat-bound local bus from Faridpur collided head-on with a Rangpur-bound bus from Barishal at Nawapara around 9:30 am, leaving two people dead on the spot.

Police and fire service members recovered 32 injured people and admitted them to Faridpur Medical College Hospital where another injured victim died.

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