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Six killed, dozens injured in Tangail road accident - EN-vinnabarta

Six killed, dozens injured in Tangail road accident

Vinnabarta Desk
  • Update Time : Thursday, October 6, 2022
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At least six people were killed and 35 others were injured when a bus crashed into a microbus in Bangabandhu Bridge East Golchattar area of Bhuapur upazila in Tangail district on Thursday.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Rafiqul Islam, safety in-charge of Bangabandhu Bridge authority, said that the accident took place at about 12:30pm in the area when a Dhaka-bound bus of Ekata Paribahan from Chapainawabganj hit the microbus and then overturned, leaving microbus passengers dead on the spot.

On information, police, local fire service men and army rushed to the spot and are conducting rescue operation.

The injured were taken to Tangail General Hospital and other local hospitals.

The bodies were kept at Bangabandhu Bridge East Police Station.