Update December 17, 2016

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6 killed, 8 injured in Gazipur road crash

Mirajul Moin Joy

17 December 2016, Nirapad News: Six people including women were killed and eight others sustained injuries in a road crash at Itahata on Dhaka-Tangail Highway near Bhawal Badre Alam Government College here this morning.

Police said the crash took place as a Gazipur bound ‘Laguna’ (human hauler) collided head on with a bus at about 6:45 am leaving all the six persons dead on the spot.

The Laguna was carrying passengers from Chandra to Gazipur when it crashed against the bus coming from the opposite direction.

Talking to BSS, officer-in-charge (OC) of Joydebpur Police Station Khandker Rezaul Hasan said the accident was happened due to fog in the area.

The OC said police and locals rescued the victims and sent them to Shaheed Tajuddin Medical College Hospital. The police seized the bus.

Identities of the victims could not be ascertained till filing of this report.

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