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Five killed as 2 buses collide head-on in Rangpur

02 September 2018,Sunday, 14:01



At least five people were killed and 50 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses at Seo Bazar in Rangpur city on Sunday.

The identities of deceased could not be known yet.

The accident took place when a bus of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) collided head-on with another bus around 12:30 pm, leaving four people dead on the spot, said Shariful Islam, officer-in-charge of Detective Branch (North) of Rangpur Police.

Among the injured, one was declared dead at Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH), he added.

The BRTC bus was heading towards Panchagarh from Bogura while the other bus was going from Dinajpur to Rangpur, said the DB official.

A total of 22 injured victims were admitted to RMCH and the rest were released after giving treatment there, he said.

Of them, the condition of some 15/16 victims were stated to be critical, he added.

 

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