Bus-truck collision leaves 6 dead in Bogura

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21 February 2021, Sun
Published: 09:59

Bus-truck collision leaves 6 dead in Bogura

At least 6 people killed and 12 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck.

The incident took place on the Dhaka-Bogura highway early Sunday.

Bogra Sherpur Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shahidul Islam confirmed this matter to the media.

Shahidul Islam said that the bodies have been sent to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsies. 

The identities of the deceased could not be known yet, he said.

Fire Service and Civil Defense Senior Station Officer of Bogra Sherpur Bazlur Rashid said to media that a Bogura-bound bus of ‘SR Paribahan’ collided head-on with a Dhaka-bound stone-laden truck at around 5 am on Sunday in the Sherpur College Gate area of ​​Bogura, leaving six people, including the drivers of bus and truck, dead on the spot and 12 others injured.

The injured have been rescued and sent to Bogura's Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital, he said.

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