5 killed in Rangpur road accident | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, April 13, 2010 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 13, 2010

5 killed in Rangpur road accident

Five people were killed and at least 25 others injured after a passenger coach skidded off to a roadside ditch at Damdama area under Sadar upazila early yesterday.
Sources said, the accident took place around 5:30am when the driver of a Bhurungamari-bound bus lost control of the steering.
The deceased were identified as day labourers Sona Miah,23, Abdul Awal, 27, Abdul Jalil, 36, Abdul Malek, 40 and Sultan, 35.
Four of them died on the spot while the other succumbed to his injuries on the way to Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
Locals rescued the injured passengers and sent them to the RMCH.
Police said the deceased were coming from Dhaka boarding on the roof of the bus.
Passengers of the bus said they heard the sound of a huge blast before the bus skidded off the road.

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