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2 killed in Dhaka road crash

2 killed in Dhaka road crash

At least two people were killed and seven other injured in a road accident in Ramna area of Dhaka this evening. The accident took place around 9:30pm when a bus lost control in front of the Engineers Institution, Bangladesh, police said. The identities of the victims and other details of the incident were not available...

4 die as truck rams three-wheeler in Tangail

4 die as truck rams three-wheeler in Tangail

Four people were killed and two injured when a truck rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Kalihati upazila of Tangail early today. The deceased are auto-rickshaw driver Faruk Hossain, 25, of Char Poule village in Sadar upazila; Golam Kibria, 40, of Malotipara village in Kalihati upazila; Niranjan Saha, 35, of Adarvita village in Madarganj upazila;...

4 killed, 15 hurt in Bogra road crash

4 killed, 15 hurt in Bogra road crash

Four people were killed and 15 injured as a truck hit an oncoming bus on Rangpur-Dhaka highway in Bogra town early today. All the dead and injured victims were returning homes in Baliadangi upazila of Thakurgaon after attending Ijtema in Tongi, our Bogra correspondent reports. Police identified the deceased as Habibur Rahman, 40, Ashraful Islam,...

3 die as truck turns turtle in Narsingdi

3 die as truck turns turtle in Narsingdi

At least three people were killed and five injured in a road accident on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Narsingdi this evening. Police said the accident happened around 8:30pm when a speeding truck turned turtled after hitting a speed breaker in Chaitabo area. The identities of the victims were not available immediately. The bodies were sent to...

4 killed, 4 hurt in Cox’s Bazar road crash

4 killed, 4 hurt in Cox’s Bazar road crash

At least four people including mother and daughter were killed and four injured in head-on collision between a picnic bus and a microbus on Cox Bazar-Chittagong highway at Chakariya upazila in Cox’s Bazar this morning. The deceased were identified as Tahera Begum, 58, headmaster of Cox Bazar Model high School, her daughter Tazmiah Ismail...

Female student killed in Badda road crash

Female student killed in Badda road crash

A female student of a private university was killed in a road accident at Uttar Badda in Dhaka this evening. The victim was identified as Zannatul Ferdous Mou, a student of East West University in the capital, Abdul Jalil, officer-in-charge of Badda Police Station, told The Daily Star Online. A covered van hit a rickshaw she was travelling in around 9:00pm, leaving her critically injured, the police officer said. Doctors declared her dead when she was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Police seized the covered van but the driver fled away.

10 dead as Texas prison bus collides with train

10 dead as Texas prison bus collides with train

At least 10 people have been killed after a bus carrying prisoners lost control on an icy motorway and collided with a train in Texas, officials say. Sheriff Mark Donaldson said the bus skidded off an overpass and slid down an embankment before hitting the train. Texas officials said the bus was carrying 12 prisoners...

3 killed in Tangail road crash

3 killed in Tangail road crash

Three people were killed and another was injured as a truck rammed a taxi cab on Bangabandhu Bridge link road in Kalihati upazila of Tangail today. A sand-laden truck hit an oncoming Dhaka-bound taxi cab at Salla around 7:30am, landing the cab into a ditch. The accident left the cab driver and two passengers dead...

2 policewomen killed in Dhaka crash

2 policewomen killed in Dhaka crash

Two policewomen were killed and at least 20 others injured as a truck crashed into a bus carrying them in Fakirapul intersection in the capital on this morning. The deceased were identified as constables Manira, 20, and Aklima, 22. Police said a speeding truck slammed into a bus carrying some female police personnel from beside...

50 die as bus hits oil tanker in Karachi

50 die as bus hits oil tanker in Karachi

More than 50 people have been killed and more injured after a bus collided with an oil tanker near the Pakistani city of Karachi, doctors say. The tanker was reportedly speeding and travelling on the wrong side of the road when it hit the bus head-on. Both vehicles burst into flames. Some passengers travelling on...

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