Eleven people, including seven women, were killed in road accidents in Thakurgaon and Savar yesterday.
At least 223 people die in accidents that took place on road, rail and waterways across the country in 12 days of Eid-ul-Azha journey.
At least eight people including four women are killed and twenty others injured in a tragic road accident on Thakurgaon-Dhaka highway.
Sixteen people are killed and 25 others injured in separate road accidents in Sirajganj, Sunamganj and Natore districts.
Two children sisters are killed and around 15 others injured when a bus plunges into a roadside ditch at Sylhet-Tamabil highway in Jaintiapur upazila of Sylhet.
Student demonstrators yesterday said they would resume their peaceful protest for safe roads on Sunday to keep pressure on the authorities to implement their promises.
Two people are killed and eight others injured as a picnic bus hit a stationery truck on Khulna-Bagerhat highway near Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali’s shrine in Bagerhat Sadar upazila early today.
At least 24,954 people were killed in road crashes in the country in 2016, according to a World Health Organisation report.
At least 11 people were killed and several others injured in eight road accidents across the country in 24 hours since Monday night.
It has been exactly a month since two college students were squashed to death by a bus on the Airport Road that sparked an unprecedented movement by students to demand road safety.