35 killed in road crashes in six dists

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35 killed in road crashes in six dists
Published : 23 Jun 2018, 10:32:48
35 killed in road crashes in six dists
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At least 35 people were killed and 116 others injured in separate road accidents in Gaibandha, Rangpur, Gopalganj, Savar, Sirajganj, and Natore districts on early Saturday.
 
In Gaibandha, sixteen people were killed and 40 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Polashbari upazila of Gaibandha early Saturday. 
 
Gobindaganj Highway police station officer-in-charge Akhtaruzzaman said the accident happened as the bus driver lost control over the steering around 4:30am and fell into a roadside ditch, leaving sixteen dead and 40 others injured.
 
The identities of the dead could not be known yet.
35 killed in road crashes in six dists
In Rangpur, at least six people were killed and thirteen others injured as a truck hit a bus on Rangpur-Dinajpur highway in Thakurtari area of Taraganj upazila early Saturday.
 
Identities of the deceased could not be known yet.
 
Police said that the accident took place when a truck rammed stationary BRTC double-decker bus, leaving six passengers of the bus dead on the spot and 13 others injured.
 
The bodies were kept at Taraganj police station and the injured were sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
 
In Gopalganj, at least five people were killed and 20 others injured as a passenger bus hit a van, a rickshaw and a three-wheeler at Ghonapara mor in Sadar upazila Saturday morning.
 
Identities of the deceased could not be known yet.
 
Gopalganj Sadar police station officer-n-charge confirmed the news.
 
In Savar, at least four pople were killed and 20 others injured in a road accident at Turag area on Dhaka-Aricha highway Saturday morning.
 
Police said the accident took place when a speedy bus hit a truck from behind around 7 am, leaving four dead on the spot and 23 others injured.
 
In Sirajganj, 2 people were killed and 20 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck at Bhuiyagati area in Raiganj upazila around 5am.
 
The deceased are truck driver and its helper.
 
In Natore, 2 people, incuding a woman, were killed and 3 others injured as a potato-laden truck hit an auto-rickshaw in the early hours. 
 
The accident took place in front of the Komla Super Market at Alypur area in the city around 6:30am.
 
The deceased are Sulta Debnath, wife of Mongol Debnath and Kanai Debnath, son of Kartik Chandra Debnath.
 
The injured people were admitted to Natore Adhunik Sadar Hospital.
 
 
 
 
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