2 dies in Rajshahi bus crash

Staff Correspondent
4 February 2020, Tue
Published: 03:35 Updated: 05:33

2 dies in Rajshahi bus crash

The bus overturned and two people were killed, and another 12 are wounded after a bus hit a roadside tree in Rajshahi’s Tanore Upazila.

Tanore Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Rakibul Hassan said to media that the incident took place in Buraburitola area of the Upazila at 12:30 pm on Tuesday.

The dead men have been identified as Riaz Uddin (54) and Habibur Rahman (44).

Six of the wounded were taken to Upazila Health Complex and the rest were given primary treatment.

The bus carrying passengers from Rajshahi was heading towards Tanore Upazila’s Mundamala, said Inspector Rakibul. On the way, the bus lost control and hit a roadside palm tree.