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2 killed as picnic bus rams truck in Bagerhat

08 March 2019,Friday, 11:03



A picnic bus hit a stationary truck on Bagerhat-Khulna highway at Ronbijoypur in Sadar upazila on Friday, Mar 8, 2019. Photo: UNB

A picnic bus hit a stationary truck on Bagerhat-Khulna highway at Ronbijoypur in Sadar upazila on Friday, Mar 8, 2019. Photo: UNB

Staff Correspondent

Two people were killed and ten others injured in a road accident in Bagerhat district early Friday.

The deceased were identified as Garibullah, 45, son of Makbul and Kibria, 22, son of Kashem of Shoilakupa upazila in Jhenaidah district.

Mahtabuddin, officer-in-charge of Sadar Model Police Station, said the accident took place on Bagerhat-Khulna highway at Ronbijoypur in Sadar upazila around 5 am when a Sundarbans-bound picnic bus from Jhenaidah hit a stationary truck from back, leaving one dead on the spot and 11 others injured.

The injured were taken to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared one dead.

The picnickers met the accident while heading towards Sundarbans after a stopover at Khan Jahan Ali shrine.

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to local hospital morgue.

 

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