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Bus-microbus collision claims 10 lives in Munshiganj

District Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2019-11-22 2:59:59 PM
Bus-microbus collision claims 10 lives in Munshiganj

MUNSHIGANJ: A collision between a bus and a microbus claimed ten lives in Sreenagar upazila of Munshiganj.

The accident happened Shologhor area of the upazila at around 2: 15 pm on Friday (November 22).

Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Asaduzzaman confirmed the matter to Banglanews.

The Dhaka-bound microbus carrying a bridal party met with the accident on Dhaka-Mawa highway. Ten others were also injured.

Out of the 10 deceased, 6 got killed on the spot, 2 breathed their last at Shologhor Health Complex and 2 at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. The driver of the microbus also got killed, Jayedul Alam, Superintend of Police (SP), said.

Hedayetul Islam Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge of Sreenagar Police Station, said 8 bodies were kept at Sreenagar Upazila Health Complex while 2 at DMCH. It could not be confirmed yet how many passengers were on the microbus.  

Md. Abdul Based, police outpost in-charge of Hassra Highway Police Station, said the accident happened after a bus of Swadhin Paribahan had fallen over the microbus. All passengers of the microbus were relatives. Among the deceased were children too.

BDST: 1459 HRS, NOV 19, 2019



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