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Tue, Feb 25, 2020 4:04

2 die in Bus-truck collision in Sirajganj

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Two people, including an elderly woman, were killed and 10 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in Raiganj Upazila of Sirajganj on Tuesday.

Two people, including an elderly woman, were killed and 10 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in Raiganj Upazila of Sirajganj on Tuesday.

The accident took place at around 11:30 am at Bhuyanganti area on​​Bogura-Nagarbari highway.

The deceased were identified as Ambia Begum, wife of Rajab Ali and bus helper Shukur Ali of Tin Nandina village of the Upazila.

Hatikumrul Highway Police OC Md. Akhteruzzaman said that a Bogura-bound bus from Sirajganj collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction, leaving the woman and the helper dead on the spot. About 10 passengers were injured.

On information, police and fire service members rescued the injured and sent them to Sirajganj Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital.