Published:  12:47 PM, 14 June 2019

Bus-truck collision leaves one dead in Gaibandha

Bus-truck collision leaves one dead in Gaibandha

A man was killed and ten others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Dhaka-Rangpur highway at Chapriganj in Gobindaganj upazila early Friday.

The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam, 28, a bus helper and son of Saifullah of Kagkathi village in Razarhat upazila of Kurigram district.

The accident took place in the area around 5:30 am when a Dhaka-bound Tomato-laden truck collided with a Kurigram-bound bus of ‘Fahmida Haq Paribahan’, leaving the bus helper dead on the spot and ten others injured, said Mehedi Hasan, officer-in-charge of Gobindaganj Police Station.

On information, two firefighting units rushed in and sent the injured to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital.

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