7 passengers killed in road accident on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Chandina upazila of Comilla
12:53 PM, October 01, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:56 AM, October 02, 2017

7 killed in Comilla road crash

At least seven passengers were killed after a bus skidded off Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Chandina upazila of Comilla on Sunday.

All the victims, whose identities could not be known immediately, died on the spot, police said.

The Dhaka-bound bus of Tisha Paribahan skidded off the roadside ditch after the driver lost his control over the steering in Nuritala area around 12noon, Jibon Chandra Hazari, in-charge of Iliotganj highway police outpost, told the Bangla daily Prothom Alo.

Anwarullah Mridha, officer-in-charge of Chandina Police Station, told the daily that rescue operation was going on. Death toll may increase, he added.

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