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2 killed in Chattogram bus-truck collision

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Update: 2024-04-09 21:32:43
2 killed in Chattogram bus-truck collision

Two people were killed, and 12 others injured after a bus-truck collided head-on on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Sitakunda upazila in Chattogram on Tuesday morning.

Among the deceased, one was identified as the bus driver Nurun Nabi Shimul, 24, hailed from Sonagazi upazila of Feni district while the details about the others could not be identified yet.

According to locals, the accident occurred when a Chattogram-bound passenger bus named Gram Bangla from Cumilla hit a truck parked beside the highway while crossing the Shitalpur area. Shimul died on the spot.

Officer-in-charge of Bar Aulia Police Station Khokon Chandra Ghosh confirmed the matter.

On information, a team of Kumira Fire Service led by Senior Station Officer Abdullah Al Mamun rushed to the spot and conducted rescue operations, he said.

BDST: 2132 HRS, April 9, 2024

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