Update July 6, 2020

Dhaka 1-45 pm, 09-August, 2020

5 killed in Dinajpur road crash

Mirajul Moin Joy

Five people were killed and two others were injured after a bus hit a van on Dinajpur-Panchagarh Highway at Pachish Mile in Birganj upazila of Dinajpur on Monday.

Police are yet to confirm the identities of the deceased.

The accident took place around 2:30pm when a Panchagarh-bound bus of BRTC dashed a roadside tree after hitting a battery-run van as one of the wheels of the bus got punctured.

Four people were killed on the spot and three others were injured, said Abdul Matin, officer-in-charge of Birganj Police Station.

The injured were taken to local hospitals. Another victim died on the way to hospital.

On information, police went to the spot and conducted the rescue operation.

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