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12:00 AM, September 10, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, September 10, 2011

Two killed in road crash


The mangled remains of two passenger buses which collided on Dhaka-Aricha highway at Mauljan of Manikganj sadar upazila yesterday.Photo: STAR

At least two people were killed and 48 others injured when a Barisal-bound bus of Eagle Paribahan collided head-on with a bus of Sarbik Paribahan coming from opposite direction while it was trying to overtake a Nosimon, locally made three-wheeler, on the Dhaka-Aricha highway at Muljan of Sadar upazila yesterday.
The deceased are Shankar, driver of the Eagle Paribahan and Ibrahim, a passenger of the bus, of Savar.
The injured were admitted to Manikganj Sadar Hospital and Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Locals said the vehicles movement on the highway remained suspended for more than two hours as police reached the spot after one and a half hours. The incident made 10-km long tailbacks.

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