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Bangabandhu Expressway bus crash kills two

By :The Report Desk
Published : Aug 14, 2022 11:21:00 PM | National

Two persons were killed and twenty others sustained injuries in a road crash in Srinagar upazila of the Bangabandhu Expressway in Munshiganj Sunday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Tahsan, 6, of Kalkini in Madaripur upazila and Abdul Quddus, 35, from Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan upazila.

However, the identities of the injured could not be confirmed immediately thereafter.

The accident occurred near Keutkhali in Srinagar upazila of Munshiganj of Dhaka-Bhanga Bangabandhu Expressway on Sunday afternoon.

Afzal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Hansara Highway Police Station, said a Dhaka-bound Shariatpur Paribahan bus broke down on the west lane of the expressway. When its passengers were boarding a Molla Paribahan bus, another Sakura Paribahan bus hit the bus. Subsequently, another bus hit the bus, leaving two people dead and 20 others injured, added the officer.

The injured were admitted to the Upazila Health Complex.

Police seized three of four buses but drivers managed to flee, the OC said.