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Road accident kills six, injures five in Tangail Road Accident
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Road accident kills six, injures five in Tangail

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 04 Dec 2020, 03:55 pm

Dhaka, December 4: Six people were killed when a truck collided with a passenger bus on the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Tangail's Mirzapur upazila. The accident took place in Kurni area of the upazila around 7 am on Friday (December 4).

Mirzapur Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Sayedur Rahman said several others were injured in the incident. However, the names of the victims were not immediately known.

Meanwhile, Gorai Highway Police Station OC Mozaffar Hossain and Police Sergeant Md. Robayet Hossain said four people died on the spot and two others died at the hospital. Five more people are undergoing treatment at Kumudini Hospital.

According to the police, a passenger bus of Seba Classic Paribahan leaving from Rangpur broke down in Kurni area of ​​Mirzapur upazila. The bus was later parked on the side of the road for repairs. A Dhaka-bound truck full of vegetables hit the bus around 7 am. Four people were killed on the spot. Two more died later when they were taken to hospital.